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Friday, January 31, 2014

Southern Chiefs respond to release of Hughes' Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry Report



Southern Chiefs’ Organization responds to release of Hughes Inquiry 'Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry Report'

Grand Chief Terrance Nelson
By Southern Chiefs Organization

WINNIPEG MB -- Grand Chief Terrance Nelson of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) responds to the release of the Hughes Inquiry Report on the tragic murder of 5 year old Phoenix Sinclair. “The 1000 page Hughes Inquiry report will provide explicit evidence of Genocidal practises in Canada.” Child and Family Services in Manitoba hold captive 8,000 indigenous children taken from First Nations parents, forcefully transferring many children to other ethnic groups.

Indigenous fighting tarsands get boost from Neil Young

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N90GlG4dOW0&list=UUrmm_7RDZJeQzq2-wvmjueg&feature=share
Published on Jan 30, 2014
First Nations Chief Allan Adam discusses the Tar Sands awareness tour with Canadian musician Neil Young and the health issues that communities face
Read transcript at Truth-out:
TRANSCRIPT:
JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore.
Representative members of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation recently participated in a cross-Canada concert tour with rock legend Neil Young. Their goal is to raise money and awareness about their legal battle against the expansion of the tar sands project which is affecting their homelands. Read more:

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Listen to 'Mother Earth' from the Honour the Treaties Tour