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First Nations focus must be on economy: chief -Regina Leader-Post
by NationTalk onOctober 18, 2007872 Views
First Nations focus must be on economy: chief
Bruce Johnstone, Saskatchewan News Network; Regina Leader-Post
Published: Thursday, October 18, 2007
REGINA — First Nations people need to become full participants in the economy or remain a burden on the province’s taxpayers, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Chief Lawrence Joseph said Wednesday.
“The studies indicate that Indian people are a social burden to taxpayers of Saskatchewan and Canada,” Joseph told a Regina Chamber of Commerce luncheon.