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Morning Accident: Half-Breed Heritage and Indian Blood

morning accident: He had consumption and he knew he only had a few months to live, recalls Mary Lou Parker, according to Vancouver Courier. He told me we had Indian blood in us, which made us Metis. article continues below Trending Stories The time is now to visit the Sunshine Coast Allie Lake wildfire 25 per cent contained Pedestrian killed in early morning accident on Cambie Street Update Police arrest high-risk sex-offender The 12-year-old felt proud of her Indigenous roots. He was laying on the chesterfield in the living room of their Yarmouth, N.S., home, his body ravaged by tuberculosis. But she was warned never to reveal her half-breed heritage, as it was then called, for fear of being shunned. Parker has since discovered there are many more people like her in Eastern Canada. So she kept it secret until years later, in a quest to explore her identity and gain recognition, she formed the Eastern Woodland Metis Nation Nova Scotia, using a term Metis usually associated with Western Canada. ( As reported in the news.