Tk'emlups elder starts hunger strike for Idle No More


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Evelyn Camille is a Tk'emlups Indian Band elder who has started her own hunger strike (Samantha Garvey/CBC).
The Idle No More campaign continues to grow.

The movement is in opposition to Bill C-45.  

That's a federal government omnibus bill with a lot of provisions that many First Nation leaders say they should have been consulted about.

Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation has been on a hunger strike for more than 20 days.

She's demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
 
Spence will now have company in her hunger strike from a Kamloops First Nations elder.

Former Tk-emlups band councillor Evelyn Camille is now refusing to eat or drink.

Daybreak's Samantha Garvey tells her story to host Shelley Joyce.

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