Canada’s Indigenous Health Expert Fired After Pulling Liz Warren Pocahontas Act

Free Speech Website Management
Fight Censorship, Share This Post!

Canada’s Indigenous Health Expert Fired After Pulling Liz Warren Pocahontas Act

Canada’s top expert on indigenous health issues has been fired from her job and lost her professorship after suspicious colleagues revealed that her claims of Native American heritage were complete bullshit.

Public health expert Carrie Bourassa, a total fraud, was the scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health, She was suspended on Nov. 1, just five days after the CBC revealed the truth.

With a feather in her hand and a bright blue shawl and Métis sash draped over her shoulders, Carrie Bourassa made her entrance to deliver a TEDx Talk at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon in September 2019, where she detailed her personal rags-to-riches story.

My name is Morning Star Bear,” she said, choking up. “I’m just going to say it — I’m emotional.

The crowd applauded and cheered.

I’m Bear Clan. I’m Anishinaabe Métis from Treaty Four Territory,” Bourassa said, explaining that she grew up in Regina’s inner city in a dysfunctional family surrounded by addiction, violence and racism. -CBC

It was all a lie.

After a lengthy trace of Bourassa’s family tree, it was uncovered that her ancestors were in fact Polish, Russian and Czech immigrant farmers, not Métis nation natives.

“It makes you feel a bit sick,” said Métis expert Janet Smylie at the University of Toronto, who worked with Bourassa on a book covering indigenous parenting. “To have an impostor who is speaking on behalf of Métis and indigenous people to the country about literally what it means to be Métis … that’s very disturbing and upsetting and harmful.”

Colleagues grew suspicious after Bourassa began claiming she had Anishinaabe and Tlingit blood, and began dressing up like a stereotypical Native American – starting with a 2019 appearance in full tribal regalia to give a TEDx Talk at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.

“When I saw that TEDx, to be quite honest, I was repulsed by how hard she was working to pass herself off as indigenous,” said associate professor of Indigenous studies, Winona Wheeler, a documented member of Manitoba’s Fisher River Cree Nation – who started digging into Bourassa’s heritage before taking her findings to the media.

After she was confronted with the evidence, Bourassa changed her story – now claiming she had been adopted into the Métis community by an unnamed friend of her deceased grandfather.

“Even though Clifford passed, those bonds are even deeper than death because the family has taken me as if I was their blood family” she said, adding “In turn, I serve the Métis community to the best of my ability.”

If only she was a sitting US Democratic Senator!


Tyler Durden
Sun, 11/28/2021 – 22:00

This post has been republished with implied permission from a publicly-available RSS feed found on Zero Hedge. The views expressed by the original author(s) do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of The Libertarian Hub, its owners or administrators. Any images included in the original article belong to and are the sole responsibility of the original author/website. The Libertarian Hub makes no claims of ownership of any imported photos/images and shall not be held liable for any unintended copyright infringement. Submit a DCMA takedown request.

Fight Censorship, Share This Post!

-> Click Here to Read the Original Article <-

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.