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Alleged racist comment spurs Maskwacis teen to speak out – CBC

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 2014637 Views

Dec 04, 2014

Teen claims server told her family she doesn’t serve native people

A 15-year-old aboriginal girl says she is speaking out against racism in her community after she and her family were refused service in a bowling alley in Wetaskiwin, Alta.

The three arrived looking for a place to sit as the server was cleaning tables, Dennehy said.

​Kiara Dennehy and her parents, who live in the nearby First Nation community of Maskwacis, stopped at Western Lanes and Overtime Lounge late last month while waiting for a doctor’s appointment.

What Dennehy says she heard next, shocked her.

“She said she doesn’t serve native people.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alleged-racist-comment-spurs-maskwacis-teen-to-speak-out-1.2856397

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