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MMIWG report and our latest investigation show that the state prioritizes funding foster homes over supporting struggling families.
‘We’re willing to give strangers just about anything to look after kids, but we have this blockage when it comes to supporting families,’ says professor.
If we’re going to turn the tide on the volume of fake Indigenous art sold in souvenir shops, we need to support more Indigenous-owned shops and designers in Vancouver.
Indigenous artists ‘should have their royalties,’ says one store owner who says she’s committed to selling authentic items.
‘It's splattered all over. . . with no acknowledgement that that’s his work,’ says carver’s great-great-granddaughter.