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Indigenous Canadians left out in the cold
Dozens of Cree families living in shacks or tents, despite injection of millions of dollars into the community.
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2011 09:47

Politicians in Canada are wrangling over a housing crisis in the remote First Nations community of Attawapiskatt.

Where temperatures can reach 50 degrees Celsius below zero, dozens of indigenous Cree families have been forced to live in tents or shacks without heating - despite millions of federal dollars being injected into their community.

Al Jazeera's Jesse Mesner-Hage reports.

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