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Cree leaders meet with Premier Marois

Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come and Deputy Grand Chief Rodney Mark met with Quebec Premier Pauline Marois and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Elizabeth Larouche on January 30th. They talked about many issues including the regional governance agreement, the BAPE environmental review on uranium, the Mistissini Agreement, and the Ouje-Bougoumou land transfer. They also discussed the Cree School Board's capital needs, forestry issues, protected areas, the Nord Pour Tous plan, the Charter of Values and issues relating to the federal government. Cree Negotiator Abel Bosum and Executive Director Bill Namagoose were also present. Christopher Herodier spoke with Deputy Grand Chief Rodney Mark to find out more. (Photo: Rodney Mark during an earlier interview with CBC)
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