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by NationTalk on January 24, 2012774 Views

Native status focus of lawsuit

January 24, 2012

Laws erected “societal wall’ between man and his culture

A Truro man is at the centre of a class action over the denial of First Nations status based on what he alleges is wilful discrimination.

Christopher Robson’s statement of claim, filed Thursday in Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Halifax, lists the federal departments of Indian and Northern Affairs (now known as Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), National Revenue and Health as defendants, as well as the provincial Finance Department and the former provincial Fisheries and Agriculture Department.

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