Doc Zone | Dec 8, 2011 | 10:42

The Story Behind that Life Sentence

Radio Canada reporter Caroline Nepton Hotte presents a compelling and complex portrait of a Cree woman serving a life sentence for manslaughter and armed robbery.

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