Chief of Six Nations calls for Indigenous jury members as trial with echoes of Colten Boushie case begins – Yahoo! News

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2018127 Views

The Chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River says she will be watching closely as jury selection begins Monday for the trial of a Hamilton man accused of second-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing an Indigenous man.

Ava Hill said she wants to be sure the “same mistakes,” that were criticized after the Colten Boushie trial aren’t made again.

In that case, a reportedly all-white jury reached a not-guilty verdict in the death of Boushie.

“There’s a lot of issues in the whole justice system that we need to work on … I just hope that the same mistakes aren’t made,” she said. “I hope and pray right things are being done.”

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