Police carding undermines reconciliation, Treaty 6 Grand Chief says – CBC

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Police carding undermines reconciliation, Treaty 6 Grand Chief says – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2015290 Views

Sep 17, 2015

Grand chiefs to invite Edmonton police chief to discuss concerns of racial profiling

Two First Nations chiefs say police street checks in Edmonton erode trust with the community — with one chief warning it could jeopardize the reconciliation process.

Treaty 6 Grand Chief Tony Alexis and Treaty 8 Grand Chief Steve Courtoreille were reacting to CBC stories raising concerns that carding in Edmonton singles out aboriginal people and other racial groups.

“Even if there is the appearance of racial profiling — that will undermine any attempt towards reconciliation between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples,” Alexis wrote in response to the stories.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/police-carding-undermines-reconciliation-treaty-6-grand-chief-says-1.3231550

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