Quebec Cree aiming to start conversation about elder mistreatment – CBC

Quebec Cree aiming to start conversation about elder mistreatment – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202118 Views

Jun 10, 2021

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness day; education campaign underway

Elder mistreatment is not an easy thing to talk about, but for Janie and Charlie Pepabano, talking about it is the best way to make sure Cree elders thrive.

The Chisasibi couple are spokespeople for this year’s Elder Abuse Awareness Campaign in the Cree communities of northern Quebec.

“We should be able to look after [elders] and respect them and not to show anything bad,” said Janie in Cree.

“They should not be worried,” she said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cree-elder-abuse-awareness-1.6059758

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