Shawn Atleo First Nations

What Now?

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Regional chiefs from across the country are meeting in Ottawa this week to determine how they'll choose a new leader after the sudden resigna...

Summer Unrest Depends On Harper: Atleo

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The extent of First Nations unrest this summer depends in large part on how much concrete action Stephen Harper authorizes on entrenching anc...

Now We're Talking..

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Forget the spotlights, the pageantry on Parliament Hill and the perpetual confrontation that confounds so many attempts to find a grand solut...

The Man In The Middle

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The abrupt postponement Wednesday of an Assembly of First Nations news conference spoke volumes about the turmoil and mistrust that underlies...

His Scathing Letter To Harper Revealed

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The scaffold Prime Minister Stephen Harper erected in January to help boost the independence and prosperity of Canada's First Nations is bein...

Harper and the First Nations Speak Different Languages

Chelsea Vowel | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Chelsea Vowel

When Prime Minister Harper acknowledges they are on Algonquin territory, they don't mean it because that would require acknowledging the sovereignty of the Algonquin people over those lands. To government, the words are just platitudes. Something you say when you're dealing with Indians. Empty phrases.

Paul Martin Should Get Off Aboriginal High Horse

Keith Beardsley | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

I was disappointed to see former Prime Minister Paul Martin attack Harper on the First Nations conference yesterday. First Nations issues should cross party lines. I would have preferred to see him offer to work with the present Prime Minister, rather than refight old battles.