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Indigenous guardians sound alarm about climate change impacts in Canada

Reference: CTV News

VANCOUVER -- Growing up in a small, remote First Nations community in northwestern British Columbia, Jarett Quock found he faced racism and stereotypes from non-Indigenous people whenever he left the reserve.

The treatment took a toll on him, damaging his pride in his Tahltan Nation roots. It was only after he began work as an Indigenous guardian -- monitoring the effects of climate change on his territory -- that he recovered his confidence.

"Being a guardian has helped me so much on a personal level," Quock, 31, said in an interview... Read More