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Band Office Employee Wields Axe at Sheshatshiu Protest

Man with axe (photo by Sylvester Antuan).JPGFor weeks, protesters have rallied in Sheshatshiu and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. They are demanding answers from the Innu Development Limited Partnership. Leaked documents revealed high salaries at the corporation, including $650,000 for its president Paul Rich. Various buildings have been boarded up by protesters, including the band office in Sheshatshiu Well yesterday morning, that protest turned tense. Protesters say an employee of the office arrived with an axe in his hand. Helen Andrew told Labrador Morning producer Chris Harbord what she saw.

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