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Indigenous individuals facing homelessness in Canada are disproportionately affected when compared to the non-Indigenous population, as noted by Pope in 2020 1 . Additional research by Mitchel’s in 2019 characterized homelessness among Indigenous communities as a response to the enduring traumatic effects of colonialism, referred to as “colonial traumagenic forces”2 . These forces encompass centuries of harm and persisting practices upheld by policies, laws, and political interference. Examples include child welfare policies, exploitative practices that violate land rights, as well as racism and discrimination entrenched within the fabric of Canada’s institutions. Read more >>