Mi’kmaq hereditary chief calls on Indigenous leaders to press Ottawa on Syrian refugees

Stephen Augustine says Mi’kmaq welcomed immigrants, so they should return favour

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A Mi’kmaq hereditary chief wants Indigenous leaders to act on the Syrian refugee crisis.

Stephen Augustine says the Mi’kmaq have always welcomed immigrants from the early days of colonization and he says sovereign First Nations should demand the Canadian government do the same.

APTN’s Trina Roache has this story.

2 thoughts on “Mi’kmaq hereditary chief calls on Indigenous leaders to press Ottawa on Syrian refugees

  1. Hurrah! Well done Stephen Augustine. I stand with you. It is huge that you advocate for immigrants, considering what the Mi’kmaq suffered from some of them in the past.

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