Expecting flu assistance, reserves get body bags from Ottawa
What is pertinent is the insult felt by the tribes, First Nations.
They have expressed fears that to prepare for death is to invite it.
Also makes you wonder if Canada wants to downsize it's native population.
Toronto: Manitoba chiefs furious after shipment from Health Canada
They asked for help and got body bags.
Aboriginal leaders said they were outraged and confused when dozens of body bags were delivered to remote Manitoba reserves after native communities demanded federal resources to fight a second wave of the H1N1 flu outbreak.
Chiefs interpreted the grim shipments as a dire prediction of what Ottawa expects will happen during this flu season to natives, who were hardest hit by swine flu in the spring.