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STATUTORY DECLARATION

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In the matter of John Furlong and Immaculata School

I, Maurice Patrick Joseph, was bom September 4, 1957 at Babine Road, Lake Babine First Nation,
Bums Lake British Columbia HEREBY MAKE OATH AND SAY AS FOLLOWS, that:
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I live at 995 Centre St., Lake Babine First Nation. Because of my heart I am unable to
work;
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My family lived at Pennelton Bay, and my brother, Paul Joseph and I were taken by plane.
We attended Immaculata School from 1966 to 1972 and had John Furlong as a phys ed teacher for
two years. He was rude and mean with us, slapping us on the head, kicking us in the butt when he
decided we were not obeying him. The hockey rink was behind the school and when he thinks
we're not listening to him, he hits lJ'lS with the hockey stick behind our back. Father Silke, our
priest, was the hockey coach before and did not hit us with hockey sticks or do any other physical
abuse. Then when John Furlong became the coach, this changed and he was doing that or other
forms of abuse just about every day;

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kids;

Ifhe was not being rude to us-both verbally and physically-then he was doing it to other

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He gave us a brushcut and I didn't want mine. They used pussy willow branches to whip us
in the back if we did not sit on the chair for the brushcut;
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When I first saw him on TV for the Olympics, I started thinking back and thought "That
John Furlong who was so bad to us now runs the Olympics. I wish I could just take him to court
and do something about it. We need to get on this; say something about what he did to our people
in Bums Lake." It really touched me when I first saw him. I felt I wish I was there; I wanted to pay
him back for what he did. I was just tearing up inside. John Furlong thought we forgot everything,
but we still know lots of things about him.

SWORN TO BEFORE ME at
Burns Lake, British Columbia
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ay,2012

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Maurice Patl*ldoseph

STATUTORY DECLARATION - PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

In the matter of John Furlong and Immaculata Scbool

STATUTORY DECLARATION
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Warren Chapman
Barrister & Solicitor
343 Highway 16
Box 258
Burns Lake, B.e.
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Tel: (250) 692 - 3339
Fax: (250) 692 - 3342
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