Support for Chief Theresa Spence and Idle No More grows, Harper still refuses to meet

| January 1, 2013

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence held a press conference Sunday, and invited Canadian MPs to Victoria Island. Although 20 MPs attended Chief Spence's Open House and photo op, Crown representatives -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Governor General David Johnston -- still refuse to meet with Chief Spence on a nation-to-nation level. Video by IPSMO

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