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The Report - Canada's Aboriginal Suicide Crisis

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We look at the plight of the indigenous First Nations people in Canada, as the country's parliament met in an emergency session over a rash of suicide attempts by aboriginal teenagers in a remote, poverty-stricken community. Joining to to discuss the situation of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario - freelance journalist Emma Davie, and Dr Pamela Palmater, an indigenous lawyer and expert in First Nation issues, and Chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University. Broadcast: 13th April 2016