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Chief Theresa Spence and Raymond Robinson have officially ended their hunger strikes today

For immediate release: January 24, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples … Chief Theresa Spence and Raymond Robinson have officially ended their hunger strikes today. This announcement comes after a signed declaration of commitment on behalf of Treaty Chiefs, the Assembly First Nations (AFN), the Native Women Association of Canada (NWAC), the […]

by mmnationtalk on January 25, 20131911 Views

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Jean Sock ends his hunger strike.

For immediate release: January 14, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples…Chief Theresa Spence, and Raymond Robinson are sending their well wishes to Jean Sock who will be ending his hunger strike today. Mr. Sock announced on his twenty-eighth day he will end his hunger strike due to his mother who is gravely […]

by mmnationtalk on January 15, 20131595 Views

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Media Release – Attawapiskat First Nation

January 11, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples…Chief Theresa Spence is standing firm on her request that both Prime Minster and Governor General of Canada need to be present and participate at the meeting with First Nation leaders. This statement comes on the heels of the Governor General announcing his invite to […]

by mmnationtalk on January 11, 20131356 Views

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Attawapiskat First Nation Press Release-January 9, 2013

For immediate release: January  9, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples…Chief Theresa Spence, Raymond Robinson and Jean Sock,  who have all taken up the sacred petition by fasting will not attend this week’s meeting between the Prime Minister of Canada and First Nations leaders. Her decision comes after an  official response through […]

by ecnationtalk on January 10, 20131729 Views

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Attawapiskat First Nation – Communique

COMMUNIQUE January 8, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples … A new study points that contaminants are showing up in lakes downwind from the oil sands. PHA is two to three times higher than in the 1960’s and is posing risks to human health. Canadian scientists say that pollution has increased significantly. […]

by mmnationtalk on January 8, 20134091 Views

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Media Release – Theresa Spence’s Response to January 11, 2013 Meeting

For immediate release: January 4, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples….Chief Theresa Spence is pleased to hear the news that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called a meeting with First Nations leadership but remains cautiously optimistic about the January 11th working meeting. Chief Spence agrees that, “while some progress has been made, […]

by mmnationtalk on January 5, 20131772 Views

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Media Release – Hunger Strike Reaches Day 25 As Chief Theresa Spence Calls for Action on First Nations Issues

For immediate release: January 4, 2013, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples…. As Chief Theresa Spence enters into her twenty fifth day of her hunger strike, her message is becoming more crucial. “We are calling on the Prime Minister and the Governor General to meet with us. This is a crisis and we […]

by aanationtalk on January 4, 20132222 Views

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Media Release – Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike and the last day of 2012…

For immediate release: December 31, 2012, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples…. Today is the twenty first day of Chief Theresa Spence’s hunger strike and the last day of 2012. Yesterday, Chief Spence met with Senators and Members of Parliament from the New Democratic Party, Liberal Party and Parti Quebecois. Noticeably absent was […]

by aanationtalk on December 31, 20122948 Views

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Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation is heading into day nineteen of a hunger strike and concern for her health has been expressed by supporters worldwide

Media Advisory For Immediate Release December 29th, 2012 WHO: Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation is heading into day nineteen of a hunger strike and concern for her health has been expressed by supporters worldwide. Her resolve is unwavering to continue her hunger strike until the Prime Minister, Stephen Harper and the Governor […]

by mmnationtalk on December 30, 20121473 Views

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Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation is in Her Third Week of a Hunger Strike

For immediate release: December 28, 2012, Victoria Island, traditional territory of the Algonquian Peoples….As the last week of 2012 approaches, Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation is in her third week of a hunger strike. The Cree leader is still hopeful that Prime Minister Stephen Harper or the Governor General of Canada will […]

by mmnationtalk on December 29, 20121194 Views

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