Daniel Mesec
4/13/16
The Northern Ontario First Nation of Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency on April 9, the same day that 11 residents attempted suicide—one of them reportedly as young as 10...
Dominique Godreche
5/27/13
In October 2011, due to its unacceptable housing situation, the Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency, and a media feeding frenzy ensued over the tribe's living c...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/19/13
The legal fight against Canada’s omnibus Bill C-45 and its environmentally focused companion, Bill C-38, has gone international, with an appeal to the United Nations Office of the ...
ICTMN Staff
1/24/13
Supporters presented Chief Theresa Spence with gifts, gratitude and praise on Thursday January 24 as the Attawapiskat First Nation leader arrived from the hospital after a brief st...
ICTMN Staff
1/12/13
First Nations were split over the effectiveness of meetings between their leaders, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a later gathering with Governor General David Johnston on Frida...
ICTMN Staff
1/11/13
Governor General David Johnston said on Thursday that he would host a “ceremonial meeting” with First Nations leaders after they met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper on January 1...
ICTMN Staff
1/10/13
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence, fasting for the past month in demand of a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Governor General David Johnston, has said s...
ICTMN Staff
1/2/13
The Idle No More movement has swept the globe over the last 22 days as Attawapiskat First Nation chief Theresa Spence continues her hunger strike...
David P. Ball
12/31/12
When Mishkomekinaak Ikwe learned about the Idle No More movement exploding across Canada, and Attawapiskat First Nation chief Theresa Spence's hunger strike – now on its 21st day –...
David P. Ball
12/24/12
As Attawapiskat First Nation chief Theresa Spence enters her 13th day of a hunger strike protest on December 24—surviving on only medicine tea and fish broth in a tipi near Parliam...

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