Theresa Spence Harper

Calling In The Backup

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Politics

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 ...

Bored Yet?

CBC | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada Politics

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...

What Did Harper's Meeting With Chiefs Accomplish?

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - When the hard-won meeting between First Nations leaders and Prime Minister Stephen Harper was finally over on Friday, the exhausted and conte...

Spence Pulls Out Of Meeting With Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence abruptly changed her mind Wednesday, refusing to attend Friday's hard-won First Nations meetings with the f...

She Won't Go

CBC | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Politics

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence says she won't attend Friday's "working meeting" between First Nations chiefs and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, bec...

Theresa Spence Is More the Problem Than Solution

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Politics
Yoni Goldstein

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.

Support Rolling In From The Maritimes

CBC | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Impact

A group of 50 Maritime activists is heading to Ottawa to support a hunger-striking First Nations leader. The First Nations protesters left...