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Doctrine of Discovery at heart of Saskatchewan court case – APTN News
by ahnationtalk onMarch 21, 2019151 Views
March 21, 2019
What sounds like a beef about the Saskatchewan Parks Act is really a much bigger story that involves the Doctrine of Discovery.
“What’s happening to Sylvia and Kurtis McAdam is a very long trend of provinces encroaching on Indigenous land,” said Hayden King of the Yellowhead Institute. “And using the criminal justice system to get them out of the way.”
The McAdam siblings pleaded not guilty to trespassing in February 2017.
Their two-day trial took place in Prince Albert, Sask.