The Video ' Still Waiting On Attawapiskat : Will Canada Fail The Next Generation Of First Nations Students?

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Unjustified Social exclusion Bomi Kim 300850939 Centennial College Practical nursing – PNUR 103 Carol Stefopulos November 3, 2016 Look Back The video “Still Waiting in Attawapiskat: Will Canada Fail the Next Generation of First Nations Students?” was released in 2008 based on the inequity that first nations experience in poverty, education, safety, mental health and so on. The main issues were focused on poor education environment and youth mental health. Joseph Kataquapit started the conversation about how he was exposed to the contaminated environment but nor his parents or himself was not aware of the toxic environment of their school. It took several years to keep the promise to build a new school even though the federal government acknowledge the fuel leak beneath the school is the toxic and rate as level 1, high sensitive site (News, 2014). When I watched the video, I was pretty shocked at the lack of interest in first nations to federal government and I began to think that these people are born in the land where everybody has right to living in a safe environment, to get a decent education and access to the public services and health but in reality, they were not getting any rights that every Canadian takes for granted. I believe that government obliges to provide everyone with the basic surviving environment; safe housing, food security, education and so on. Elaborate After the construction in 1976, fuel diesel started to leak beneath the J.R nakogee

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