Mi’kmaq leaders say racism symposium a huge step forward

The goal is workout an action plan to end systemic racism in the province.

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Mi’kmaq leaders in Nova Scotia are calling a justice symposium a huge step forward.

The gathering is examining recommendations made 25 years after the Donald Marshall inquiry.

The goal is to develop an action plan to end systemic racism in the province.

APTN’s Trina Roache has the story.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.

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