Harper playing “politics” with First Nations issues: Martin

The last big attempt to reconcile First Nations and the federal government came in 2005.

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The last big attempt to reconcile First Nations and the federal government came in 2005.

That’s when former prime minister Paul Martin put together a series of meetings that came to be called the Kelowna Accord.

Those gatherings resulted in a commitment of billions of dollars to help pull First Nations out of poverty.

Unfortunately those efforts came to nothing.

APTN National News reporter Meagan Fiddler spoke with Martin. He was in Washington, D.C.