CBC News Reds, Whites & the Blues

CBC News Reds, Whites & the Blues

In this highly regarded CBC Newsworld documentary, also known as Reading, Writing and the Rez, four savvy teenagers take us to their white high schools and show us why most Native kids from reserves don’t graduate. Kiki, Chelsey, Jordan and Marcus live on the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, an urban Indian reserve in the shadow of Vancouver. The odds of finishing high school are against them, even though they live in a middle class environment and attend a good school. Statistics show that only four out of 10 Native teenagers who live on reserves complete their high school education.

  • 2006
  • 00:45:03
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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