First Nations

First Nations basketball player excluded from games, native identity questioned

By The Canadian Press
February 12, 2016 - 6:16pm Updated: February 13, 2016 - 2:06pm

VANCOUVER — Tattooed on Josiah Wilson’s chest is a fine line of writing that combines two significant dates: his birth and the death of his biological mother four days after he was born.

The 20-year-old, who was adopted as a baby from Haiti, also carries a status Indian card.