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Chief Theresa Spence, Attawapiskat and International Indian Treaty Council File Urgent Action Request with U.N. Human Rights Body
Gale Courey Toensing
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 ...
Spence Leaves Hospital, Joins Honoring Ceremony and Signs 13-Point Declaration
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...
Chief Spence in Hospital for Observation, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Honors Her: Webcast
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence is in the hospital on intravenous fluids and had to skip a news conference and ceremony honoring her six-week-long, liquids-only fast...
Chief Theresa Spence Ends Fast With 13-Point Declaration of Commitment to First Nations
EDITOR'S NOTE: Before agreeing to end her six-week-long liquids-only fast, Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence and her supporters crafted a Declaration of Commitment con...
Queen Elizabeth II Defers to Canadian Feds on Chief Theresa Spence's Fast
Queen Elizabeth’s office has written a letter to a supporter of Chief Theresa Spence deferring to the federal cabinet when it comes to intervening in the fish-broth fast that the A...
Chiefs, New Democratic Party Leader, Urge Theresa Spence to End Hunger Strike
Fellow chiefs and the head of a major political party are urging Theresa Spence to stop her fast in the wake of the January 11 meetings between aboriginal leaders, the Prime Minist...
Theresa Spence Not Satisfied With Governor General Meeting, Continues Fasting
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...
Harper Meeting Hangs in Balance as Spence and Other Chiefs Pressure AFN to Cancel Without Governor General
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...
Theresa Spence Refuses to Meet Without Governor General, Draws Up Will
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...
Mohawk Women Forge Solidarity in Visit to Chief Spence
Gale Courey Toensing
A delegation of women chiefs from three Mohawk Nation communities visited Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence during the second week of her hungry strike last month to offer her thei...
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