Alvin Fiddler NAN Grand Chief

Why we stand with Standing Rock

Create: 01/12/2017 - 03:36

Autumn Peltier’s eyes were streaming with tears as she presented a sacred water bundle to Justin Trudeau during the Assembly of First Nations national assembly last week.

Wearing the water dress her mother crafted for the occasion, ‘pipelines’ was one of the few words this courageous young Wikwemikong leader could manage as she came face-to-face with the Prime Minister. She told him she is unhappy with the choices he’s made, in reference to the federal government’s recent approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement.

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