SHAWN ATLEO FIRST NATIONS

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What Now?

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 resignation last week of Shawn Atleo.The executive commit...

Paul Martin Should Get Off Aboriginal High Horse

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.
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Harper and the First Nations Speak Different Languages

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.