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The Lost Boys of Aamjiwnaang
industrial chemicals & children


This is not an Aamjiwnaang boy. Because they are in short supply, I was unable to find a photo of one.

It may be the leading edge of a chemically induced crisis that could make men an endangered species.

On an Indian reserve in Canada, surrounded by dozens of pollution-spewing chemical plants, girls rule the day-care centers, the playgrounds, the sports teams. The reason: For the past 15 years, fewer and fewer boys are being born.
Once there was a boys hockey team on the reservation.

No longer. There aren't enough boys.

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