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Canadian Government

Wolverine calls for inquiry into Gustafsen Lake standoff

UNCEDED SECWEPEMC TERRITORY - On December 30th of 2015, Secwepemc Elder Wolverine (also known as William Jones Ignace) sent an open letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for a national public inquiry into the Gustafsen Lake standoff. In this conflict, police and "anti-terrorism" units (directed by the NDP government then…
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At the Intersection of Black and Native Hip-Hop

TORONTO – Wasun is one of Toronto's most most politically active Hip Hop MCs. He has spent much of his life involved in political efforts to advance the struggles of grassroots people. In December of 2015 Wasun released a new album entitled "Comrade Music" which features extensive collaborations with Indigenous rappers…
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Canadian Government

Open Letter to PM of Canada Justin Trudeau

December 25, 2015 Kwey Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Re:  Reconciling the Nation-to-Nation Relationship Congratulations on winning the election and on becoming Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister.  I am an Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe of the Ottawa River Valley.  Canada’s parliament buildings reside on my traditional homeland; as such my first responsibility is to…
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