‘The government stuff money in their mouth to keep quiet’

An elder from a British Columbia First Nations is calling out his own chief and council for selling out to big business and not protecting the land.

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An elder from a British Columbia First Nations is calling out his own chief and council for selling out to big business and not protecting the land.

It’s no idle threat. This is the same elder who five years ago led a group who staged a nine and a half month band office occupation in order to oust a chief.

APTN National News reporter Rob Smith has more.

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