Theresa Spence Idle No More

Idle No More Supporters Hold Solidarity Sunrise Ceremony


| Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Impact

About 30 supporters of the Idle No More movement gathered at Montreal's Place des Arts to take part in a sunrise ceremony this morning — a symbol of...

How Do You Solve a Problem Like First Nations?

Michael D. Nicula | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Michael D. Nicula

Many Canadians have long lamented the plight of our First Nations population, but a clear solution has never been proffered. According to a recent Ips...

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...

Chief Says Failing Health Means Meeting With Harper Must Come Soon

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Efforts to broker a solution to end a 24-day-old hunger strike by Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence have foundered.First Nations leaders had ...

Are Women Taking Over Canada's First Nations?

Tim Knight | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Politics
Tim Knight

Everyone here knows that the women who started the movement on that small Saskatchewan reserve 3,000 kilometres to the west of here have had to slap down Canada's chiefs -- mostly male -- who tried to take over leadership once it hit the headlines. Could it be that women are finally, in desperation, taking over leadership of the First Nations?

Theresa Spence Calls For Solidarity Protests

CBC | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Impact

As First Nations Chief Theresa Spence's hunger strike continues, the chief called for weekend solidarity protests from all Canadians to force Prime Mi...

Aglukkaq: Chief Should Meet With Aboriginal Affairs Minister

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - One of the two aboriginal MPs in the Conservative cabinet has called on Chief Theresa Spence to abandon her fast aimed at securing a meeting ...

Opposition Urges Harper To Step In Before It's Too Late

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal opposition parties and the head of the Assembly of First Nations are urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to take steps to end a ...