Sixties Scoop shapes Hamilton’s aboriginal demography – Latest Hamilton news – CBC Hamilton

Sixties Scoop, the forced adoption and relocation of aboriginal children, went on from the 1960s to 1980s. Its lasting impact, however, is still shaping the faces of Hamilton’s native community today. According to data from Statistics Canada’s 2011 census, Hamilton’s aboriginal population aged 45 to 49 (those born between 1961 to 1966) is substantially larger…