IDLE NO MORE
The ‘Idle No More’ movement hit the news this week after Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence embarked on a hunger strike in Ottawa, saying she is not afraid to die on her journey. Spence is calling for the Conservative government to start showing more respect to First Nations issues and treaties.
While Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan offered to meet with the Chief and discuss the situation in her community, Spence insists the issues go beyond Attawapiskat.
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