Tempers flare after protesters confront Mi’kmaq hunters

Allegations surface of racist undertones to protest

APTN National News
Tempers flared as protesters confronted Mi’kmaq hunters Wednesday.

The Mi’kmaq are part of a project by Parks Canada to manage the moose in a small part of a park.

The group said the protest was about the moose.

But the Mi’kmaw felt there were racist undertones.

APTN’s Trina Roach has this 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.

1 thought on “Tempers flare after protesters confront Mi’kmaq hunters

  1. i think were gonna hafta send the warrior’s in to stand up against the protesters and to show support for our mikmaq hunter’s …we hafta draw the line somewhere against everyone for our rights

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