The refusal to embrace development and live out of their reserves has seen most aboriginal people living in low employment areas (Wilson and Macdonald, 2000). Most children live with their parents in the rural areas. These parents may be illiterates and they lack to see the need for formal education for their young ones. Without education, it is difficult to find sensible employment, this again contributing to the low income of the aboriginal people. Children who make it to school end up dropping out before they attain a high school diploma. The number of people from Aboriginal communities without high school diplomas is twice as much in comparison with the non-aboriginals (Wilson and Macdonald, 2000).
The issue of poverty is not without resolve. Awareness programs can be set up to educate the aboriginal peoples of the need for education. Low income and subsequent poverty are...
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