New Book Exposes Medical Violence Inflicted on Indigenous Children in Canada            Last updated on Nov 24, 2020

As Justin Trudeau prepares to make his Throne Speech, pediatric emergency physician Samir Shaheen-Hussain has published Fighting for A Hand to Hold: Confronting Medical Colonialism against Indigenous Children in Canada. The book, released today, exposes the historical and on-going violence inflicted on Indigenous children in Canada and the Canadian medical establishment’s role in the genocide of Indigenous Peoples.

Micro-documentary trailer: Fighting for A Hand to Hold

Micro-documentary trailer by Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel. Thanks to Kent Monkman for sharing his art in the making of this video. Interview with Samir Shaheen-Hussain filmed in November 2020.