Doctrine of Discovery at heart of Saskatchewan court case – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019507 Views

March 21, 2019

What sounds like a beef about the Saskatchewan Parks Act is really a much bigger story that involves the Doctrine of Discovery.

“What’s happening to Sylvia and Kurtis McAdam is a very long trend of provinces encroaching on Indigenous land,” said Hayden King of the Yellowhead Institute. “And using the criminal justice system to get them out of the way.”

The McAdam siblings pleaded not guilty to trespassing in February 2017.

Their two-day trial took place in Prince Albert, Sask.

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