Quebec Innu chief slams Muskrat Falls inquiry on translation services – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201871 Views

‘I would like to speak in my language. My second language, French, is not my language’

Oct 04, 2018

Quebec’s Innu chief left the Muskrat Falls inquiry without testifying Thursday morning, levelling harsh criticism because Innu translation services were not arranged for his testimony.

“My language, my life and my culture are not being respected,” Jean-Charles Piétacho said through a French translator after the dramatic incident.

“I would like to speak in my language. My second language, French, is not my language. What I’m going to say here will not come from my heart.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/muskrat-falls-inquiry-quebec-innu-chief-no-translation-1.4850179

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