APTN Investigates (@APTNInvestigate )

APTN Investigates

Bio An award-winning Indigenous investigative news program. We are dedicated to exposing injustices, abuses of power and seeking the truth.
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TweetDeck : David Milgaard, likely Canada’s best known wrongful conviction case, is an advocate for prisoners.

After hearing about Nerissa and Odelia Quewezance, he felt he needed to help get these women out of jail.

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TweetDeck : Jolene Johnson, a private investigator looking into the convictions of Nerissa and Odelia Quewezance takes issue with the fact that the police ignored a court order and instead kept them in cells.

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TweetDeck : Could Odelia Quewezance have been charged with second-degree murder in error? Her co-convicted cousin who was a minor, maintains he copped to the terrible murder and insists to this day that she had nothing to do with it.

APTN Investigates Friday: A Life Sentence - Part 2

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TweetDeck : Odelia Quewezance, imprisoned since 1993 for murder, says she was at the scene of the crime but she didn’t kill Joe Dolff.

In the latest APTN Investigates we tell her story.

A Life Sentence - Watch Part 1 here: aptnnews.ca/investigates/a…

TweetDeck : 'I honestly believe that I should have never been charged': A Saulteaux woman says she was wrongfully convicted for murder and is fighting for her freedom after spending more than 25 years in prison.

Watch APTN Investigates: A Life Sentence - Part 1.
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TweetDeck : Zerlina Quewezance has seen her sisters Nerissa and Odelia sit in prison for almost 27 years after being convicted of second-degree murder in a case where someone else admitted to the crime.

APTN Investigates: A Life Sentence - Part 1 tonight.

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TweetDeck : Reporter John Murray and the women’s sister visit Dolffs old homestead.

Heres a quick preview of APTN Investigates: A Life Sentence - Part 1.

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TweetDeck : It was a brutal crime in the mid-1990s when Saskatchewan farmer Joe Dolff was murdered.

Two Indigenous sisters and their young cousin were convicted, but only one of them confessed.

So why is the cousin free while the women remain in prison?

TweetDeck : Senator Kim Pate has kept a close eye on Canada’s justice system. After her appointment to the Senate in 2016, she has continued to advocate for women who have been convicted and imprisoned for self-defense in abusive relationships.

APTN Investigates Friday: A Life Sentence

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Twitter Web App : Jolene Johnson is a private investigator in British Columbia. After receiving a tip about a possible wrongful murder conviction against two Saulteaux women Johnson felt the need to investigate further.

APTN Investigates: A Life Sentence - Part 1 Friday

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TweetDeck : In 1964, the City of Halifax voted to demolish what it called ‘the slums’ of Africville, an African Nova Scotian community older than Canada.

Joi Carvery-Taylor’s family is from Africville and she feels its loss.

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TweetDeck : APTN's John Murray and Holly Moore travel to Keeseekoose First Nation in Saskatchewan – telling the story of Odelia Quewezance and examining her present, her past and the circumstances that led to her long incarceration.

APTN Investigates: A Life Sentence - Part 1 Friday

TweetDeck : A grisly murder in the 1990s sent a young Saulteaux woman and her sister to prison for life. Now, she is fighting to prove she should be released after more than 25 years behind bars.

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TweetDeck : Oral history tells the stories of Mi’kmaq helping Black people escape slavery. Mi’kmaw Elder Ernest Johnson says a side-effect of racism is the denial of Mi’kmaw or Black ancestry, an identity he celebrates.

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TweetDeck : Human rights activist Lynn Jones says people forget that colonialism also marks the start of over two centuries of slavery in what’s now Canada.

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TweetDeck : 'We get so used to the racism, we almost accept it': Mi'kmaw and African Nova Scotian communities share a 400 year history and a similar fight against systemic racism.

Watch APTN Investigates: Racism Lives Here Too – Part 2.
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