Friday, 23 December 2011
Romeo Saganash in the 'Peg Part VI: Hydro's flooding of First Nations
| Romeo Saganash: Leadership contender |
Image Source: Deliberation.ca
Romeo Saganash answered by elaborating on how aboriginal rights recognition has developed in huge ways over the last 20 years. A legal base for recognizing aboriginal rights already exists, the Quebec Cree Lawyer enthusiastically stated.
|Lake St. Martin First Nations Protest (in Spring|
of this Year, during the Assinboine River Flood)
Not over Hydro electric development, as with
with the questioner's grievance, but over the unlivable
conditions of many homes in the community. Things got worst after
the controlled breach, so bad that the community had to relocate to
various Winnipeg hotels.
In mid-February of 2012, said community will finally get permanent homes.
The struggles of Lake St. Martin First Nation aptly illustrate why
Canada needs to move forward on aboriginal rights.
Image Source: CBC News