APTN National News
It’s all too common to see First Nation communities living in Third World conditions – especially when it comes to housing.
Small communities in the Northwest Territories are no exception.
“It’s getting worse every year,” said Wrigley resident Charlie Tale. “Because this springtime my family got sick. Annie has asthma, Savana has asthma and my little girl who is seven years old has asthma. They had to go to the health center to get oxygen every second day.”
The community was relocated in 1965 by the federal government with a promise of new houses that never materialized.