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From Davis Inlet to Natuashish: Educating the Innu

"We are a lost people." That description by an Innu chief seemed fitting when a shocking video of six gas-sniffing teens, screaming they wanted to die, was broadcast to the world. The once-nomadic Innu of Labrador have struggled under a haze of isolation, poverty and addiction ever since their 1967 settlement. A second relocation, this time from the shantytown of Davis Inlet to the new community of Natuashish, offered much promise, but it was just the beginning of a long healing process.

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Medium: Radio
Program: Here and Now
Broadcast Date: Dec. 13, 2004
Reporter: Peter Gullage
Duration: 2:27

Last updated: November 23, 2012

Page consulted on December 10, 2014

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