On First Nations Chief Theresa Spence’s 20th day of her politically motivated hunger strike, Canadians and politicians answered her plea for solidarity for her cause to secure a meeting between First Nations leaders, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and the Governor General.
The Attawapiskat chief sent Friday a public plea to make Sunday a day of solidarity, asking Canadians to stage protests across the country and petitioning politicians to meet with her in Ottawa, both at 2 p.m.
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A number of politicians are starting to make the trek to Victoria Island, Ottawa where the chief is residing in a teepee, including a 15-member NDP delegation, Valérie Dufour, the partys deputy director of strategic communications, told CBC News.
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