Indigenous woman alleges racist encounter at southern Alberta hospital – Global News

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Indigenous woman alleges racist encounter at southern Alberta hospital – Global News

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202119 Views

April 14, 2021

A Indigenous woman from Lethbridge says she was racially profiled after seeking medical attention in Cardston, Alta. on March 25.

Marissa Smoke said she called an ambulance from Stand Off after suffering severe abdominal pain while at work, and told Global News she was given morphine on the way to the nearest hospital.

“The ambulance came, and I told them some of my issues and what my fears were,” she said.

Smoke, who suffers chronic pain, said once she arrived at the Cardston Health Centre, things went downhill.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/7758146/indigenous-woman-racist-encounter-alberta-hospital/

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