Canadian border agents refuse Aboriginal passports

Most people think of passports as a necessary bureaucratic evil when it comes to travelling.

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Most people think of passports as a necessary bureaucratic evil when it comes to travelling.

But many Indigenous people all over the world are increasingly using them as a means of protest. And that includes four Indigenous Australians who were in Montreal Monday as part of a cross-country tour.

APTN’s Tom Fennario has this story.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.