A Canadian News Anchor Is Going Viral For Mispronouncing An Indigenous Word
Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) is a proud Swampy Cree community located approximately 626 kilometres North of Winnipeg, near The Pas, MB.
That, however, is not what people are talking about across the country, because a CTV News Anchor horribly mispronounced the name of the community while reporting on it. Here it goes...
People are still confused as to what even:
And it seems like everyone heard something different:
Someone even redesigned the OCN logo for the occasion:
Some Manitobans have called for an apology, with one saying the reporter's slip-up was "gross" and "amateur".
CTV News and Rachel Lagacé have yet to publicly comment on or apologise for the mispronunciation.
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