Last week was the busiest of Theresa Spence’s life. She’s the chief of the Attawapiskat Indian reserve who has been on a “hunger strike.”
Her week started with the release of a damning financial audit by Deloitte, which found that millions of dollars spent from her band finances had no paper trail. That kind of bombshell keeps you busy.
Plus: “Idle No More” & FN leaders need reminding that with “rights” come “responsibilities”
“…I am sick of it because in all the talk about what non-Aboriginal Canadians or the Canadian government should be doing “for” First Nations, I have heard nothing about their obligations and responsibilities to their own people, such as what they should be doing “FOR” themselves.” h/t Jen
Spence & Idle Most Always Can’t Have It Both Ways