Investigation into indigenous Canadian icon Buffy Sainte-Marie reveals European heritage
Singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is considered an indigenous icon in Canada. Sainte-Marie has long claimed she has Cree Nation ancestry. But a new investigation into her roots shows she was born in Massachusetts in a family with European ancestry.
We speak to The Washington Post’s correspondent in Toronto Amanda Coletta.
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