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First Nations student deaths inquest hears stories of racism


The inquest into First Nations student deaths in Thunder Bay is shedding light on the grim realities facing some young people because of their race.

In the second week of the inquest, which is learning about the experiences of seven First Nations students who died while attending school in Thunder Bay, several people came forward to share stories. Among those who provided testimony were two friends of Paul Panacheese, a 21-year-old who died in 2006.


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