Phil Fontaine, national chief Assembly of First NationsPosted in Canada Votes - Your Interview Posted on September 24, 2008 10:10 AM | Permalink
Aboriginal issues have so far not been top of mind in this federal election campaign. Although not all party platforms have been released, the ones that have been have sections on Canada's relationship with aboriginal people.
(Photo courtesy Fred Cattroll/AFN)
But what is needed? The Assembly of First Nations has launched a campaign to get First Nations people involved in the federal election. The AFN is encouraging First Nation communities to hold a day of political action on Sept. 29 to talk about the federal election, and encourage federal leaders to include aboriginal issues in the debates.
AFN National Chief Phil Fontaine answers your questions about aboriginal issues.