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Swearing on an eagle feather now an option for Nova Scotia legal affirmations

“When a feather is held, it obligates the holder to live up to the truth of that feather,”

             - Chief Paul Prosper

Charlotte Poulette remembers vividly when she went to make a statement and was handed a Bible, not an eagle feather.

“They said, ‘I’m sorry ma’am, we don’t have one,’” recalled the 50-year-old woman of the incident three years ago.

So Poulette, who was at the police stat…

Read the full story at The Chronicle Herald

SOURCE www.thechronicleherald.ca

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