IdleNoMore Canada: Mi,kmaq Fast.

March 11, 2013 § Leave a comment

577140_10151614669987525_1985470070_n‘The reason why we’re here and had to take this drastic measure was to wake people up. It’s up to the people in the end.’ – Shelly Young. Day 10 of water fast. Indian Brook First Nation voted March 5 to pull out of the ‘Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative’. Young, and supporters say the federal-provincial initiative will strip away existing treaty rights and that the Chiefs partaking have not obtained proper consent from their people.

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