Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq chiefs encouraged after summit with MPs

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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.

3 thoughts on “Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq chiefs encouraged after summit with MPs

  1. If our people are lead to self governance, you think you have nothing now, you will have less and truly be assimilated and a prisoner to the Settlers way of life. It is these Indian Act Elected Officials that are the not on our side. They are paid by the federal government and known as “Indian Agents” today. KMNKO TAKE direction from the Settlers, there is no negotiating process, it’s the federal government way or no way.

    1. The Government is elected by us, Canadian citizens, including the first nations people, not to be our enemy. The Government gets elected in the hope that our land will be governed fairly, equitably and sensibly. Secretly, I am glad I don’t have to do it myself… Social action is, however, still needed to make the Government aware of how to do it, the equitable governing that is. Not to let them know that they are our enemy…

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