08 November 2008 - Winneway, Qc, Canada. The Algonquin (Anishnabe) were once living in the vast laurentian forest of Quebec. For the last century, canadian government established reserves trying to settle these nomads, forcing them to rely on the government support to sustain a living. The Anishnabe as they call them self are native community battling against serious social problems. Among them, sexual violence stay behind doors. The foundation of many selfdestructive habits, very few victims talks even when there is at least 26% case of sexual abuse in native communities, according to Statistics Canada. Other organism like the Aboriginal Psychosocial Interventions Reserch Group rather show a rate from 50 to 80%. (image by Marc Andre Pauze)
08 November 2008 - Winneway, Qc, Canada. The Algonquin (Anishnabe) were once living in the vast laurentian forest of Quebec. For the last century, canadian government established reserves trying to settle these nomads, forcing them to rely on the government support to sustain a living. The Anishnabe as they call them self are native community battling against serious social problems. Among them, sexual violence stay behind doors. The foundation of many selfdestructive habits, very few victims talks even when there is at least 26% case of sexual abuse in native communities, according to Statistics Canada. Other organism like the Aboriginal Psychosocial Interventions Reserch Group rather show a rate from 50 to 80%.
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