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'You're not an Indian': Mohawk woman says clerk rejected status card, saying she didn't look Indigenous


February 15, 2017

A Mohawk woman from Kahnawake says a clothing store clerk in downtown Montreal "fat-shamed" her and said she didn't look Indigenous enough to have an Indian status card.

Orenda Boucher-Curotte was shopping for a winter coat last Friday at Kiki & Co. in the Alexis-Nihon shopping centre.


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