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Friday, December 28, 2012

First Nations subsidize Canadians

"We, First Nations people, have been subsidizing the wealth and prosperity and programs and services of Canadians from our lands and resources," Palmater says. "And that’s the reality here that most people don’t understand." Dec 26 2012 Pamela Palmater, chair in indigenous governance at Ryerson University and spokeswoman for the Idle No More movement. more..

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    Natural resources key to aboriginal peace,northern Ontario leaders say

    First Nations are fed up with dependence on government hand-outs that can be cut at the whim of the prime minister.

    "Until there is a commitment from governments, I don't think there will be any resource development up north," he said. "We've got to go back to the treaty table."

    His 36-year-old son Rola


My Canada includes rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Two Row Wampum Treaty

Two Row Wampum Treaty
"It is said that, each nation shall stay in their own vessels, and travel the river side by side. Further, it is said, that neither nation will try to steer the vessel of the other." This is a treaty among Indigenous Nations, and with Canada. This is the true nature of our relationships with Indigenous Nations of 'Kanata'.