Indigenous Canadian chief on child welfare abuses settlement; Alpaca breeders in Ohio

Indigenous Canadian chief on child welfare abuses settlement; Alpaca breeders in Ohio

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Wednesday, 19 January

The Canadian government has agreed to pay $31 billion to compensate Indigenous families of about 115,000 children who were put into foster care for what Manitoba Indigenous Chief Cindy Woodhouse says had to do with poverty and racism — not parenting. She joins us. And, alpacas are abundant in Ohio. Questions about how to bolster the production of alpaca fiber into the local textile industry are resurfacing. Amy Eddings of WCPN ideastream reports.
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