Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Indigenous people say racism-tainted drive-by violence all too common


February 8, 2017

Indigenous people in multiple cities say having something thrown at you from a passing vehicle is so common, people don't even bother to report the assaults.

"There's young men, on the weekends, they will throw beer bottles at you and yell out 'bogan' or 'squaw' or 'whore,'" said Deanne Hupfield, who grew up in Thunder Bay.


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