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Alberta chief critical of Premier Danielle Smith’s claim of Indigenous roots
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Alberta chief critical of Premier Danielle Smith’s claim of Indigenous roots

A First Nations leader in Alberta is questioning Premier Danielle Smith’s claim of Indigenous heritage. Smith has said she has some Cherokee roots and, in 2012, declared herself as a person of mixed race.Chief Tony Alexis of Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation says that a true Indigenous person would not go against treaty people.He made the comment at a news conference where leaders of Treaties 6, 7, and 8 say they oppose Smith’s plan to introduce an Alberta sovereignty act that would allow her government to opt out of federal measures deemed harmful to provincial interests. Trending Now 1:44 Alberta sovereignty act, protection for the unvaccinated part of justice minister’s mand...