Six Nations joins nationwide vigils in Boushie verdict

Six Nations people took to the street in Ohsweken in freezing rain Sunday protesting a not guilty verdict delivered by an all white jury in the Colten Boushie trial. (Photo by Jim C Powless)

Colten Boushie: Not guilty verdict sparks Day of Action nationwide By Lynda Powless Editor Across the country Indigenous people and supporters took to the streets in a Day of Action Sunday with signs and placards demanding justice for Colten Boushie after an all white jury found a Saskatchewan farmer not guilty of second degree murder in Boushie’s shooting death. At Six Nations people stood in freezing rain, waving placards while cars honked support. Bev Jacobs a Windsor University law professor and one of original researchers revealing the huge numbers of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women in Canada said the Boushie case affects all indigenous people. “That’s what’s so frustrating, what do we do? That’s the question, what do we do about it? We have to teach our kids to protect themselves,…

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