More than three years after Barbara Kentner’s death, her sisters are hoping for justice in a case that hundreds of First Nations chiefs from across the country see as a test of Canada’s commitment to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Kentner, a 34-year-old mother and member of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, died nearly six months after being struck by a trailer hitch thrown at her from a passing car. 

The charge against Brayden Bushby, 21, was reduced from second-degree murder to manslaughter and aggravated assault earlier this year, sparking outrage from First…

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