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Calling In The Backup

OTTAWA - Top First Nations chiefs from across the country have set aside their differences for now and signed on to a request for yet another meeting with the prime minister — all in an attempt to bri...
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Bored Yet?

Although a number of First Nations chiefs put pressure on her to end her crusade, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, so far, is continuing on with her month-long hunger strike. Spence, who has been l...
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Spence Pulls Out Of Meeting With Harper

OTTAWA - Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence abruptly changed her mind Wednesday, refusing to attend Friday's hard-won First Nations meetings with the federal government because Gov. Gen. David Johnston...
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She Won't Go

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence says she won't attend Friday's "working meeting" between First Nations chiefs and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, because the presence of Gov. Gen. David Johnston is "...
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Theresa Spence Is More the Problem Than Solution

I don't think Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is going to starve to death. For one thing, the Prime Minister surely knows a dead First Nations chief would not make for good PR. Personally, though, I also have my doubts Chief Spence would actually see this through the end. I think the media attention, not the martyrdom, is what she's after. No, I have no sympathy for Chief Spence. She and other native leaders are the biggest reason why native reserves are mostly hellholes, filled with poverty, addiction, lack of education and general misery.
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Support Rolling In From The Maritimes

A group of 50 Maritime activists is heading to Ottawa to support a hunger-striking First Nations leader. The First Nations protesters left Fredericton Monday on a bus bound for the nation's capital....