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Indigenous ceremony tries to right the wrong caused by handcuffing of grandfather and granddaughter

 


The culmination of a B.C. story of prejudice that went national has ended in a ceremony in Bella Bella and I was there to witness it at the invitation of the man at the centre of the hurt.

Maxwell Johnson, a 56-year-old Heiltsuk man, was handcuffed and detained in December while trying to open his 12-year-old granddaughter's first bank account with the Bank of Montreal, in downtown Vancouver.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/reporter-s-notebook-grandfather-handcuffed-bank-1.5484448


 

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