Curb the Covid-19 Climb

School is back. Across Ontario students are returning to school. At Six Nations and other First Nation communities it’s a case of learning at home. First Nation communities are simply not equipped to handle the risk that comes with suddenly quartering 30 children into a single classroom and well hoping for the best. Instead at Six Nations the community has chosen to remain in stage 2.5 not going to a full opening of the community, requiring everyone visiting the community to wear a mask and stopping large crowds and venues that could bring huge crowds to the community. And it has said simply our children are our future. Indigenous people are more susceptible to the pandemic with high rates of diabetes and cancer. And like northern communities a number of…

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