“This modest study has resulted in some significant preliminary insights into the challenges facing Indigenous youth in the Edmonton area who have had exposure to the legal system and have experienced homelessness at key points in their lives. The research team faced a series of challenges in carrying out the project as first envisioned. Issues of privacy and security of the youth, cultural differences in the perception of “homelessness” by Indigenous youth and the different responses to homelessness by males and females all affected the process whereby information was gathered.”

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