Colten Boushie, a 22-year old Cree youth was shot in the head by Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley. That is undisputed.
So, why the not-guilty verdict?
That decision sparked protests across the country and brought race relations in Canada into sharp focus with some Indigenous people seeing a justice system steeped in colonialism and white supremacy.
APTN Investigates video journalist, Rob Smith, looks at the verdict that shocked the nation and revealed deep divisions in the justice system for Indigenous people.