Eagle Feather Ceremony

On June 6 at the Slave Lake courthouse Elder Dusty Twin of the Swan River First Nation, Lakeshore Regional Police Chief Dale Cox, Staff-Sgt. John Spaans, CO of the Slave Lake RCMP, Andre Arseneault, Chief Crown Prosecutor and Provincial Court Judge Bill Paul participated in an Eagle Feather Ceremony. The eagle feather is now accepted in court as something an Indigenous person can swear on when giving testimony, similar to a Bible or Qur’an.

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