Forcing chemo on girl will incite ‘wrath’ of First Nations: so called expert

Forcing chemotherapy on an 11-year-old New Credit girl with leukemia will incite “the wrath” of First Nations across the country, warns McMaster University’s chair of Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous health researcher Dawn Martin-Hill tried to broker a deal between McMaster Children’s Hospital and Makayla Sault’s family over the Ojibwa girl’s refusal to resume chemotherapy that has an 88 per cent chance of curing her.

Martin-Hill and the family were “taken aback” when it ended with McMaster calling the Children’s Aid Society of Brant over Makayla’s decision to turn to traditional indigenous medicine.