You have to wonder about the wisdom of allegedly putting your boyfriend in charge of the hunger-strike donation account when you’re the leader of a “Sovereign Nation” trying to garner sympathy and force a meeting with “the leader of Canada.”
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H/T to Norman Spector for link to column by Tom Flanagan on land lease aspect of Bill C-45.
How long one survives without food is thought to be affected by a few factors, most importantly, whether one is also taking in fluids. (Without fluids, most die within 10 days.) One’s health before the strike can be another big factor affecting how long they survive. A high amount of body fat appears to also be important…
Great post by Sandy: Trudeau & Garneau make Chief Spence hunger strike another partisan “gotcha” – Crux of the Matter.
Some residents of Attawapiskat First Nations support the government’s plan to put the reserve under third-party management, a move strongly opposed by the chief and band council.
“I think it would be a good thing. We need to clean up our financial crisis here in Attawapiskat because it’s been like this too long now,” Greg Shisheesh, a former deputy chief of the reserve, told CBC News in a phone interview.
“I was happy to hear the federal government was stepping in to clean the mess up.”
Shisheesh, who said he has lived on the reserve all his life, said he believes a forensic audit should be conducted on a number of organizations on the reserve, including the band office and economic development office.
“If our leaders have nothing to hide, by all means do it.”
Oh boy. That is one courageous native.
Attawapiskat audit finds ‘no evidence of due diligence’ – CBC