Chief Marcia Brown Martel

Marcia Brown Martel, is a Sixties Scoop survivor and Chief of the Beaverhouse First Nation. As a child, Chief Martel was taken by child welfare officials and adopted by a non-native family. She later discovered the Canadian government had declared her original identity dead. As the lead plaintiff in the Ontario class action, she has been fighting the legal battle for Sixties Scoop survivors for over eight years, against a government that fought tooth and nail against the claim.

 

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