“An Indigenous cultural lens should be applied to programs and policies that aim to help the homeless in Winnipeg, a new report says.
More than 70 per cent of the homeless people who provided information for the Winnipeg Street Health Survey Report were Indigenous, and their “cultural lens” must be part of efforts to end the problem, the authors say.
The report is based on interviews with 406 homeless people in Winnipeg conducted from June to October 2018. It was released at a news conference hosted by End Homelessness Winnipeg at the Sinclair Park Community Centre on Wednesday morning.”
Read more from CBC Manitoba: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-street-health-survey-report-2018-1.5026723