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Opinion: Words are not enough; Indigenous leadership must take action on Shane Gottfriedson case - APTN National NewsAPTN National News

17.12.16

Opinion: Words are not enough; Indigenous leadership must take action on Shane Gottfriedson case - APTN National NewsAPTN National News: They didn’t feel that he needed to apologize for anything, that the picture was of his feet, and that it was funny. I had to wonder, at what point would they have considered it inappropriate?

Would the picture have to be graphic in order to be considered unseemly?

Is he immune to scrutiny because he’s a Chief?

Finally, would we accept this if it came from our mayor, a premier, the prime minister, or another person with a respected title?

Every leader needs to be involved in creating a safe space for women, especially one whose office’s handling of a high-profile portfolio is often under public scrutiny.


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