Faux Indigenous asking for special privileges in court

 

Last updated 3/26/2024 at 8:47am

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Prince Rupert, B.C.-Tne Prince Rupert, B.C. court system recently encountered a new defense tactic. A man was being prosecuted for creating child pornography and sending graphic pictures and videos of himself to young girls.

The defendant's plea? That he should get leniency because he said he was of Indigenous heritage. The defendant was not raised Indigenous, nor had he pursued DNA testing or researched family genealogy, but he said he self-identified as Métis. He had simply, recently, contacted a relative who informed him that a great-great-grandmother was a member of the Haudenosaunee Confe...



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