Families: Week 1

This is a news report about siblings.

Sixties Scoop Reunion

First watch the video.

It may be difficult to understand!  This summary might help you:

Ron, Brent and Penny are brothers and sisters.  They are indigenous Canadian. 

From the 1960’s to the 1980’s, it was government practice to remove indigenous children from their homes.  The government put the children in *foster care or up for adoption. 

Ron and Penny had foster families in Canada. Brent grew up with a foster family in New Zealand.  Ron found Penny eight years ago.  Brent found Penny recently.  He had been looking for his brothers and sisters for 20 years.

*famille d’accueil

  • How do you think the siblings felt at the airport?

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