Women’s shelter offers info kits to Indigenous people arriving at Montreal bus station – CBC

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Jul 04, 2018

‘What we’re trying to do is prevent people from becoming homeless’

Moving to a big city can be a difficult transition for many Indigenous people, which is why one organization in Montreal is hoping to make it a little bit easier.

Throughout the summer, the Iskweu project at the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal will be providing welcome kits for Indigenous people arriving at the city’s bus terminal.

“When you get to the bus station there’s a lot of resources there, especially for youth, but because they’re not culturally sensitive to Indigenous people,” said Jessica Quijano, co-ordinator of the project that aims to help families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/women-s-shelter-offers-info-kits-to-indigenous-people-arriving-at-montreal-bus-station-1.4732478

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