Archive for the ‘May 29’ Category

The Brantford Expositor
May 28, 2008

Six Nations Chief Coun. Bill Montour says he is “totally opposed” to a national native day of action planned for Thursday. (Edit: What a coincidence. The day before the National Day of Nothing falls on its face, he decides he doesn’t support it.)

“This year, the (band) council has made a resolution that there will be no day of action,” Montour said Tuesday.

Chief Phil Fontaine of the Assembly of First Nations says the peaceful day of action is about raising awareness of the challenges facing First Nations communities.

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May 22, 2008

With the second Native “day of Action” just one week away, it appears that the 2008 installment is a failure before it ever got started.

From the time the June 29, 2007 event was announced until the day was done, we were all hard pressed to pick up a news paper without reading a quote from Phil Fontaine, Shawn Brant, or some other self proclaimed “activist” intent on breaking the law with the protection of the OPP.

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