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Blood Tribe study examines impact of racism

 By Ryan Clarke  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Blood Tribe is releasing a study addressing racism in the area. The study was conducted by Dr. Gabrielle Lindstrom of Mount Royal  University and a Kainai member. It was achieved through the tribal  government application for funding from the Alberta Human Rights  Commission’s Human Rights Education and Multiculturism Fund to conduct a  research project examining the effects of racism on members of the  Blood Tribe Community. The study was conducted over a two-year  period with Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants from southern  Alberta with assistance from tribal government staff. The project  shows how the issue of racism is complex and deep-rooted, having  lasting generational effects, and how steps need to be taken to address  the issues many Indigenous people are facing. “The difficulty 

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