The indigenous Algonquin community of Barriere Lake has been fighting with the provincial government of Quebec and the federal government of Canada for nearly 20 years over their land.
Right across the nation many call Canada, Natives are standing up and fighting for their rights and for Mother Earth.
Healing the Earth
I spoke with Dan Doreen, from the Mohawk community of Tyendinaga. Despite a boil water advisory, stolen land, and internal corruption, the gov't wants to bring in a $2 million police station.
While the rest of Canada had their sights set in October on who to choose for our next prime minister, many of us in the Native community were waiting for another big announcement to happen.
Ardoch Algonquin First Nation
In May, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned the sentences and freed Lovelace and the KI 6. The Supreme Court has dimissed an appeal by Frontenac.
Much of what people know about historic Native issues has to do with land. Indeed, much of what we are about today has to do with our land also. They say that without our land, we are nothing.
Apparently, it's too risky for left wing parties to do the right thing.
Four big ideas missing in action from this election
When the 2010 Olympics hype train came to town, activists were ready and waiting