The Grassy Narrows people in Canada have a special relationship to the river. However, the Indigenous community has been devastated by mercury poisoning in the river system. Fish and tap water were contaminated with extremely high levels of mercury, causing cancer and severe health problems in decades. This is an example of more than 100 Indigenous communities in Canada with limited access to safe water.
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