Finding Healing After The Gerald Stanley Verdict – HuffPost Canada

Most of Indigenous Canada knows exactly where they were on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 when the verdict came down on accused farmer Gerald Stanley, 56, in the killing of Colten Boushie, 22, a First Nations youth band member of Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan.

I was at home in Saskatoon, Sask. with my husband and grandson, watching television in the rumpus room. My husband was tracking a news outlet that interrupted regular television programming to bring us reporting from the courthouse in North Battleford, Sask. I was following along on social media, Facebook and Twitter. In the months before, we had watched journalists report on each and every development as to what had occurred that fateful summer day on Aug. 9, 2016.

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