A Vigil for Chief Theresa Spence
Last night, people in Happy Valley-Goose Bay gathered for a special night of prayer for Chief Theresa Spence. The First Nations leader has been on a hunger strike in Ontario for more than two weeks. She’s part of a national movement protesting the federal government’s omnibus Bill C-45. Many believe the bill puts aboriginal treaty rights and the environment under threat. The NunatuKavut Community Council organized the vigil. Kirk Lethbridge was there. He joins us by phone.
Link to MP3: VIGIL