Elsipogtog – The Fire Over Water Mi’kmaq Speaking Tour

The Deets:

Thursday February 20, 2014

6:30 pm

Toronto Council Fire

439 Dundas Street East (at Parliament Street)

*Coffee, Hot soup and bread

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/678520882171118/

The Call Out: Members of the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society who have been arrested and incarcerated are on a speaking tour to raise awareness about their struggle against fracking, their ongoing assertion and exercise of nationhood, and the repression they face from police and courts.

“Our warriors are still being mistreated in the system, justice for our political prisoners of war.” Suzanne Patles, member of the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society.

Suzanne Patles will be joined by:

–Representatives from Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Women’s Drum Group

–Vanessa Gray from Aamjiwnaang First Nation and ASAP

–Representatives from Native Youth Sexual Health Network

–Hosted by Andrea Chrisjohn from Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre

Organized by: Idle No More Toronto, No More Silence, No One is Illegal, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty


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