The 60’s Scoop
J’net Cavanagh shares how she and her siblings survived the “60’s scoop” and how the Truth & Reconciliation Commission must expand its mandate to include impacts of the still severely flawed child welfare system in Canada.
Nuu-chah-nulth from the Ahousaht First Nation on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, BC. Artistically, J’net expresses herself through traditional cedar bark weaving and contemporary textile art on clothing. Professionally, J’net’s goal is to work as a cultural resource, mentor and facilitator to create forums that engage with Indigenous communities which foster networks and celebrate through culture and the arts.