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Manitoba woman arrested for anti-Indigenous comments says she learned ‘very valuable life lesson’

Manitoba woman arrested for anti-Indigenous comments says she learned ‘very valuable life lesson’
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THE PAS, MAN.—A woman arrested in northern Manitoba for online comments threatening violence against Indigenous people has asked for forgiveness and says she has learned valuable lessons.

Destine Spiller wrote an apology at her final mediation circle Thursday in The Pas before reading it to elders and First Nations leaders. The group held hands, cried and prayed together.

“I uttered the statements out of anger and realized too late that these comments were hurtful,” said Spiller. “I have over and over wished I could take the statements back.”
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