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She prepared a powerful speech, but didn't get the chance to present it.
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The prime minister made the announcement during a special assembly of First Nations leaders.
She admitted time constraints caused mistakes and for less engagement with First Nations than she would have liked.
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Beausoleil, about 5,400 hectares of Ojibwa territory, is located primarily on Christian Island.
"I would encourage you all, though, to have confidence in the processes that exist," said Bob Paulson.
National chief says 'ultimate goal' would be to have Aboriginal languages printed beside English and French.
The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says aboriginal voters could make the difference between a majority and minority government in the next federal election.
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What won't be resolved any time soon is the crucial question of who speaks for whom. Politics at the best of times is complicated, and in keeping with this principle, native communities are in many instances divided. On the surface there's grassroots consensus around honouring treaties, "respecting the relationship," and empowering communities