CHIEF THERESA SPENCE ATTAWAPISKAT

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Spence's Partner Charged With Fraud

The former co-manager of Attawapiskat First Nation is facing fraud and theft charges, CBC News has learned. Clayton Kennedy was co-manager of the northern Ontario band’s finances from July 2010 until...
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#IdleNoMore: A Movement of Platitudes?

What are the specific demands of the #IdleNoMore movement? Chief Spence has said that her strike is ultimately about "respect." What specifics are the Idle No More movement looking to change? Repeal of Bill C-45? Removal of the Indian Act? Platitudes about "respect" require detail unless you are Aretha Franklin. Conditions for Aboriginals in our country must improve and the status quo is unacceptable. But #IdleNoMore has a temporary momentum, and unless it answers three basic questions it has a very real expiry date.
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New Homes For Attawapiskat

The beleaguered native community of Attawapiskat could soon receive 15 modular homes, Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan announced in Ottawa on Friday. Duncan said that the priority was to ensur...