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Woman evicted over smudging ceremonies files human rights complaint

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Crystal Smith demonstrates how to smudge using sage, a shell and a feather. June 13, 2017. (CTV)

by Andrew Weichel, CTV News, June 14, 2017

An aboriginal woman who claims her landlord tried to evict her for performing traditional smudging ceremonies in her Burnaby, B.C. home has filed a human rights complaint.

Crystal Smith of the Tsimshian and Haisla First Nations said she’s had problems with her landlord, Parminder Mohan, ever since he noticed her smudging at home with her children in March. Read the rest of this entry