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A tribute to Donald Marshall, Jr., Mi'kmaq activist (1953-2009)

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Donald Marshall Jr., the Cape Breton-born Mi'kmaq activist who spent 11 years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction, and later launched a court challenge which resulted in the affirmation of First Nations' treaty rights to hunt and fish (known as the Marshall Decision), died this morning of complications from a 2003 lung transplant. Click here to read a tribute to Marshall from Mi'kmaq elder and historian Daniel Paul.

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