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Stoney Nakoda woman sued for $1M by chief, council for alleged defamation over controversial land deal


November 27, 2018

A woman from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation is facing a $1-million lawsuit for speaking out against band leadership.

Rachel Snow is being sued by Chief Aaron Young and the entire Chiniki band council. The defamation suit, filed on Oct. 16, seeks general damages in excess of $100,000 for the chief and each of the band's four councillors, plus an additional $100,000 each for punitive damages.


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