Famed Native Rights Activist Murdered, Grandson Charged

Nora Bernard, Aboriginal Rights Activist

Nora Bernard, 72, a First Nation activist noted for bringing a 1996 class action lawsuit against the Canadian government which is worth up to $5 billion and which successfully sought compensation for native students who lost their culture and language while enrolled in the Canadian residential school system for aboriginals, was found murdered in her home in Truro, Nova Scotia on December 27. Yesterday, her grandson James Douglas Gloade, 24, was charged with her first-degree murder.

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