Friends remember Helen Betty Osborne’s life, legacy on anniversary of her murder 
Friends remember Helen Betty Osborne’s life, legacy on anniversary of her murder 

Helen Betty Osborne  By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter It was an act of brutality that left a young Cree woman dead, and sparked a reckoning when it comes to how Indigenous people are treated and often mistreated by the criminal justice system. Now on the anniversary of her death, those who knew Helen Betty Osborne say her legacy still matters today and they hope people never forget what happened to her when her life was taken more than 50 years ago on a cold November morning in northern Manitoba. Osborne was just 19 years old in the early morning hours of Nov. 13, 1971, and around 2:30 a.m. that morning was walking down Third Street in The Pas, after spending a night out with friends. Osborne’s life would

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