Aboriginal Hunger Strike

Aboriginal Leader Ends Hunger Strike After 5 Days

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Politics

Manitoba aboriginal leader Raymond Robinson has called off a complete hunger strike after five days without food or water. Robinson, a Grand Elder ...

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Meets Elder On Hunger Strike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt met with a hunger striking aboriginal leader on Friday.Grand Elder Raymond Robinson says he will...

What Chief Spence's Hunger Strike Says About Canada

Obert Madondo | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada
Obert Madondo

"I'm willing to die for my people because the pain is too much and it's time for the government to realize what (it's) doing to us." We should all be ashamed that these words were uttered in Canada, and that a First Nation leader has put her life on the line to be heard. A hunger strike in Canada is a sign of imperfect democracy.

Attawapiskat Chief Vows To 'Die' If Needed To Help Her People

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan is offering to meet this week with a northern Ontario chief who embarked on a hunger strike Tuesday o...