Doctor gives First Nations child ‘Greetings, Native Savages’ sticker – CBC

Doctor gives First Nations child ‘Greetings, Native Savages’ sticker – CBC

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2016359 Views

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Listuguj chief Scott Martin wants meeting with head of Campbellton hospital over alleged incidents of racism

A physician at the Campbellton Regional Hospital handed out a “Greetings, Native Savages” sticker to a Listuguj First Nations child recently, prompting an outcry within the Listuguj community.

“This is unacceptable, insensitive and was very upsetting,” said Listuguj Chief Scott Martin in a letter sent to Gilles Lanteigne, president and chief executive officer of the Vitalité Health Network.

“This level of insensitivity points to a dearth of cultural competency and cultural safety at your hospital,” Martin said in the letter.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/listuguj-discrimination-campbellton-hospital-1.3463910

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