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Jody Wilson-Raybould was acclaimed as the Federal Liberal Candidate in the Granville Riding on July 31, 2014.  Jody currently serves as the Regional Chief of the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN).

As First Nations people we knew that the real reason behind the Canadian Taxpayers Association lobby to have First Nations audits made public was to use them against First Nations.

For more information on the Tsilhqot'in Decision and how it affects business you can read another piece I did for the Tyee.

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June 21, 2014, indigenous peoples day, also known as Aboriginal day.  This is a day to celebrate the indigenous peoples of Canada, who we are, our culture, our language, our rights and our contributions to what is now called Canada.

To my recollection, there has never been a more combative and disrespectful Minister of Aboriginal Affairs than Minister Bernard Valcourt.

Today is the day we set aside to honour and respect all the women who brought us life, mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers and women who treat us like their sons and daughters and we consider as a mother. We would not be here today if it was not for our mother’s.

 

 A controversy and political backlash has arisen over the contents of Bill C-33 the so called “First Nations Control over First Nations Education Act” since it was tabled in parliament on April 10, 2014.

THE PANEL WAS PRETTY MUCH DEAF AND IGNORANT TO FIRST NATIONS RIGHTS AND TITLE.

“YOU MAY HAVE HEARD FIRST NATIONS, BUT YOU DIDN’T LISTEN AND UNDERSTAND”

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