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Canada nominates O’Bonsawin as first Indigenous Supreme Court judge

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Canada on Friday nominated Michelle O’Bonsawin as the first Indigenous person to serve on its Supreme Court, a historic first for a country seeking to make amends for abuses against native peoples.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said O’Bonsawin, a member of the Odanak First Nation, would bring “invaluable knowledge and contributions” to the court.

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