Learning about treaty No. 9

Posted: Dec 17, 2013 12:01 AM ET

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    Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence has undertaken a hunger strike in an attempt to have Treaty No. 9 honoured. That's the document signed more than 100 years ago by communities on the James Bay Coast. We spoke with Nipissing University professor John Long who wrote a book about the treaty to find out more about it.

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