A group of First Nation chiefs plan to revive a dormant oversight body within the Assembly of First Nations to turn the organization against the Harper government’s First Nation education bill.
Attawapiskat First Nation requested a police investigation into the activities of Clayton Kennedy, the life partner of current Chief Theresa Spence, during his first stint as co-manager for the community a decade ago, APTN National News has learned.
Aboriginal Affairs “unable” to do job, faces “high risk” of deteriorating relationship with FN: Documents
Facing rising legal costs, cuts to its budget, a booming Indigenous population and the federal Aboriginal Affairs department faces a “high risk” of a deteriorating relationship with First Nations that could lead to increased protests and potentially “violence,” internal department documents show.
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The federal government prepared for the potential of a nation-wide flare up of protests triggered by heavily-armed raid last October by RCMP tactical units on a Mi’kmaq-led anti-fracking camp in New Brunswick, internal government records show.
With one of her closest aides on a walk to Ottawa, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence released an open letter Tuesday calling on First nation leaders to form a united front and confront Ottawa.
There was a small but vocal gathering on parliament hill Monday with people decrying the federal governments plan for First Nations education.