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Indigenous children’s rights activist urges voters to make a difference at the polls this election – SaltWire Network

Cindy Blackstock delivers keynote address at Mount Allison’s Indigenous Day of Learning
SACKVILLE, N.B. —

Cindy Blackstock wants 2019 to be the year racial discrimination finally ends against First Nations children.

Blackstock, a member of the Gitxan Nation and a prominent researcher and advocate for the rights of Indigenous children, urges voters to make the right choice on Oct. 21 and take a stand against the inequalities that First Nations children and families continue to endure.

“There is no greater moral issue on the election agenda than that,” said Blackstock as she delivered the keynote address at Mount Allison’s Indigenous Day of Learning and Language last Wednesday.

Read More: https://www.saltwire.com/federal-election/indigenous-childrens-rights-activist-urges-voters-to-make-a-difference-at-the-polls-this-election-363548/

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