As Algonquins of Barriere Lake were being brutally attacked by
Quebec riot police to break up their peaceful blockade of Highway 117 —
they are demanding that Quebec and Canada honour the 1991 trilateral
agreement with Barriere Lake which the province and the federal
government both signed — the major party leaders were silent. Which
party leaders are committed to the respect of Indigenous rights?

Algonquins hospitalized after police attack

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Corvin Russell

Corvin Russell is an activist, writer and translator living in Toronto.