Mi’kmaw warrior chief puts up road checkpoints to keep drugs out of community

Warrior chief in New Brunswick puts up road block to stop drugs from entering community

Trina Roache
APTN National News
A warrior chief in New Brunswick wants drugs out of his community.

Mi’kmaq in Elsipogtog First Nation say the drug problem is out of control.

John Levi is taking the matter into his own hands.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.


1 thought on “Mi’kmaw warrior chief puts up road checkpoints to keep drugs out of community

  1. I raise my hands to you. This is the kind of warrior action that is needed. The bad ones are known – kick them the fuck out!!! -bp- WatchingCrows

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