The long awaited Round Table on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women happened yesterday. Dialogue was to have begun and some concrete action was to be arrived at. There was hope and anticipation that maybe this time, solutions could be formulated.
As on the provincial front, federal issues continued to plague First Nation/governmental relations in 2014. 2015 promises to be no better unless Harper and his Conservative government are voted out or there is a drastic change in how the Federal government works with Firs
We hear from the BC government that many benefits will flow to the First Nations during the construction and operation of the Site C Dam. They use these benefits as a way of rationalizing destroying large tracts of First Nations territories, their rights and important sites.