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Native People in Canada FIFTH OF SIX

Phil Fontaine, the grand chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), fired a broadside over the ship of state of Canada when he stated that there might be trouble with the First Nations tribes in Vancouver-Whistler. This happened after acknowledging that the AFN had signed a memorandum of understanding offering the help of the Continue Reading

Aboriginals SECOND OF SIX

My first personal encounter with aboriginal people came when we opened a drug store in Sudbury in the 1960’s. I was used to getting requests for rubbing alcohol from the poor in Toronto. It was a cheap way to get drunk after the liquid was distilled. In Sudbury the request usually came from natives. I Continue Reading