Native protest tests new ministry

Posted: June 26, 2007 in Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, June 29th 2007, Land claims, Natives, Propaganda, Toronto

Teepee at Legislature puts focus on logging, mineral exploration

Aided by environmental activists, two First Nations from northern Ontario pitched a huge teepee on the Legislature’s front lawn yesterday afternoon to protest logging and mineral exploration on aboriginal lands.

A member of the Rainforest Action Network suspended herself from the top of the teepee tripod, enduring stifling heat, in a bid to make it harder for security officials to take down the tent.

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