Cree youth walks to Ottawa to support Spence
17-year-old David Kawapit Jr from Whapmagoostui was so inspired by the efforts of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, he decided to walk all the way from his community to Ottawa to show his support. Spence has been on a hunger strike since December 11th, asking to meet Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss treaty issues affecting her people. David Kawapit expects to spend two months on this journey to join her struggle. He spoke with Roderick Rabbitskin a few days before his departure.
Download Flash Player to view this content.
|Radio One||Weekdays 12 p.m. ET |
Weekdays 6:00 p.m. ET Repeat
Listen LiveListen Live
Featured AudioAll show audio »
Please download the latest version of Flash Player to view this content.