The last Federal Election have been an eye opening experience for me as I learned about the plight of the First Nations and the conditions of the reserves. While First Nations is legally under the jurisdiction of the federal government, health and education are left in limbo with provincial government being only partly involved. The . . . → Read More: PoliTeching: Avoid Blame Game and Deal with Hard Questions of the First Nations Issue
Chief Teresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nations is into her third week of her hunger strike. Her chief demand has NOT been for a personal meeting with Harper, as some are claiming (both friends and opponents) but:
Spence launched her protest with a vow to “die” unless the Conservative government started showing more respect . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Is Harper stubborn enough to create a martyr?
Open letter on behalf of the First Nations leaders to the Right Honourable Governor General David Johnston and the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2012 /CNW/ – On behalf of the National Executive of the Assembly of First Nations, we write today regarding an urgent matter requiring immediate . . . → Read More: Walking Turcot Yards: Hunger Strike As First Nations Serve Notice