OPINION: Gerald Stanley and the fear of the “Indian”!

By Robert Jago There is a video from the courthouse in Battleford, Saskatchewan on Feb. 9, 2018. It shows a screen which is split in four and displaying the courtroom, the jury box, the judge, and the accused in the Gerald Stanley case. (See video at www.theturtleislandnews.com) As the verdict is announced, there are gasps, and shouts; Colten Boushie’s mother cries out. Court officers grab Gerald Stanley and run out of the frame, and to a waiting truck under heavy RCMP protection. “To find Gerald Stanley guilty, would be to find him responsible for his actions — actions which resulted in the death of Colten Boushie, an Indian. But we don’t do that in this country. White Canada is not responsible…” via @NatObserver In the jury box, a dark-haired woman…

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