Boycott non-native businesses Friday, Manitoba chiefs urge

Posted: June 28, 2007 in Headlines, Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, June 29th 2007, Natives

Manitoba’s Southern Chiefs Organization wants First Nations to boycott non-native businesses on Friday’s national day of action – but an Ontario aboriginal leader says the boycott doesn’t make sense.

The boycott would be one way to demonstrate the economic power of the native community, said Nahanni Fontaine, director of justice with SCO.

The decision to call a boycott follows the recent SCO election of a new grand chief, Morris Shannacappo, and is the beginning of a long-term strategy of economic action, Fontaine said.

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  1. Tired of the Crap says:

    Boycott the Native run Casinos and any Native-run busin… wait they don’t work, they just sit around with their hands out bitching that it’s not enough.

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