Cindy Blackstock (@cblackst )

Cindy Blackstock

Bio Gitxsan. Spends time learning about, & promoting, culturally based equity for Aboriginal children and families. Views my own. Retweets are not endorsements.
Location Ottawa, Canada
Tweets 18,4K
Followers 49,3K
Following 2,8K
Account created 14-05-2009 11:53:10
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iPhone : When we looked at training for Indigenous Services Staff for the CHRT they only had to do an up to one hour training on Elders and it was on line. Working on more training now. Also many do not have the education or work experience in the area they oversee.…

Twitter Web App : Here is the full quote from Duncan Campbell Scott and pictures of some of the children those reforms could have saved. Sadly, they and thousands of children like them died at the schools b/c Scott and Laurier refused to implement public health reforms.

Twitter Web App : 5 years after the TRC report, Parks Canada website refers to Duncan Campbell Scott, the top bureaucrat on residential schools, who refused to implement life saving reforms b/c it was the final solution of the Indian Problem- an advocate of education.…

Twitter Web App : Up next at 8:15 AM ET Hurley in the Morning, a live conversation with Cindy Blackstock Spirit Bear takes to the big screen and well talk about the new Spirit Bear and Children Make History film and resources now available at

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Twitter Web App : Name the dog poll! My sister is getting a new black lab puppy and he needs a name. Here are the 3 names picked by my mom, my sister, and I. We need you to break the tie or suggest another cool name. Vote now! (for the name I picked even though I can't tell you which one!)

iPhone : Today is the anniversary of the United Nations signing the Convention on the Rights of the Child! Uncle Huckleberry and Mary the Bear are teaching Noah Bear about how all children have rights. You can learn more just like Noah by using Spirit Bears guide!

Twitter Web App : For National Children's Day, Spirit Bear has gifted all children a free chance to watch his latest animation today showing how children of all diversities came together to stand up for fairness for First Nations children. Happy National Children's Day!…

Twitter Web App : My dream for National Childrens Day? That First Nations children dont have to spend their childhoods fighting with the Canadian Govt to get equitable public services because Canada finally implements the Spirit Bear Plan and ends all the unfairness.

Twitter Web App : Yes- Learn more about the inspiring Shannen Koostachin and her dream of "safe and comfy schools" at…

iPhone : A Covid-19 patient played the violin while on a ventilator in the ICU to thank health care workers

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