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Southeast Regional Correctional Centre says it received 2 complaints since 2012 from aboriginal inmates
By Anthony Peter-Paul, CBC News, April 14, 2015
Several former inmates of the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre say they were blocked from practising their native spirituality or visiting with elders while in the jail.
Shawn Peterpaul from the Elsipogtog First Nation says he was not allowed to participate in native spirituality activities when he was in jail.
For Peterpaul, the ability to smudge would have been adequate enough to fill his spiritual needs.
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