Attawapiskat Hunger Strike

Hunger-Striking Chief Issues New Appeal To Harper

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On the eve of a day of aboriginal protest, the hunger-striking chief of the troubled Attawapiskat First Nation is again calling for a meeting...

Will Hunger Strike Lead To Harper Meeting?

CBC | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Politics

The National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations is calling for a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Gov. Gen. David Johnston. ...

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...