Theresa Spence Protest

Chief Agrees To Stop Hunger Strike

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence has agreed to end her hunger protest, and National Chief Shawn Atleo is coming back to work, but Ottawa-Fir...

LOOK: Trudeau Visits Chief Spence

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is now on the fifteenth day of her hunger strike. Although neither the prime minister or the governor general have a...

What Chief Spence's Hunger Strike Says About Canada

Obert Madondo | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada
Obert Madondo

"I'm willing to die for my people because the pain is too much and it's time for the government to realize what (it's) doing to us." We should all be ashamed that these words were uttered in Canada, and that a First Nation leader has put her life on the line to be heard. A hunger strike in Canada is a sign of imperfect democracy.

Attawapiskat Chief Vows To 'Die' If Needed To Help Her People

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan is offering to meet this week with a northern Ontario chief who embarked on a hunger strike Tuesday o...