SYDNEY — The Cape Breton Post wanted to know how Unama’ki was planning to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 as COVID-19 has changed a lot of the plans and celebrations often held in local communities to mark the occasion.
We reached out to five L’nu across the island to find out what the day means to them.
Marshall is the first vice-president of the Nova Scotia Women’s Association and from Potlotek First Nation.
She was saddened to hear about the recent police shooting deaths of Chantel Moore and Rodney Levi in New Brunswick. For the 61-year-old, it brought up old feelings of how she and her family have dealt with racism throughout their lives. Full story here.