Reserve Judgement

Skidegate Haida village in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia -- one of two left. The other is Old Massett, the setting of

Skidegate Haida village in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia -- one of two left. The other is Old Massett, the setting of "Reserve Judgement". Credit: George M. Dawson/Library & Archives Canada/PA-037756

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Katharina and Glenn Patterson decided to get a university degree and then return to their aboriginal community. It was 1998 and they wanted to help. But when they spoke out about violence and tried to take sexual abusers to court, Katharina and Glenn were met with hostility and even rage.  IDEAS chronicled their story in Reserve Judgement -- that was in 2000. Producer Mary O'Connell recently caught up with Katharina and Glenn to discover how that experience changed their lives.


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