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Indian status can be traced through mother, court rules

Published: June 16, 2007, Author: AngelSupport
Indian status can be traced through mother, court rules

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Supreme Court has wiped out one of the most contentious aspects of the federal Indian Act, striking down part of Ottawa’s definition of a status Indian and opening the door to hundreds of thousands of new applications for native services.

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