Theland Kicknosway, a 13 year-old Pottawatami-Cree youth from Wahpole Island, led procession into ballroom.
Throne Speech: Canada founded by "pioneers" who forged country "where none would have otherwise existed"
Prime Minister Stephen Harper continued his efforts to refashion the Canadian mythology by describing a country founded by “pioneers” in a Throne Speech delivered Wednesday that treated pressing First Nation issues as an afterthought.
An Indigenous Iraq war veteran says he is planning on walking from Vancouver to Ottawa to call out the federal government over its refusal to deal with First Nations issues.
Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff said during a campaign stop in Winnipeg Thursday his party would increase funding for First Nations post-secondary education and ensure all First Nations reserves have running water.