Human rights

National Indigenous Peoples Day: violence and injustice persist

Monday, June 22, 2020

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Indigenous History Month has been marked by multiple deaths for the very people it was designed to celebrate and honour.

On June 2, Everett Patrick, died in police custody after being bitten by police dogs in Prince George, BC. Two days later, 26-year old Chantel Moore was killed by police during a wellness check in Edmunston, New Brunswick. And on June 12, Rodney Levi died after being shot by RCMP near the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation.