Revision Quest | Season 2010 | Sep 1, 2010 | 27:29

Parenting (Episode 10)

Darrell traces the history of native child abduction from the Residential School era, through the “Sixties Scoop”, to the ongoing controversy over Aboriginal Child and Family Services. And, believe it or not, there’s going to be room for comedy.

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