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Martin Heavisides
Martin Heavisides

Still trying to figure out how actually to sign this, but I endorse it and recommend that others join the petition.

Meagan Maria McComber
Meagan Maria McComber
  • Martin Heavisides

Did you figure it out?

Charles Hindsley
Charles Hindsley

I support yr cuz but I live in da USA does that make a difference?

Judy Green
Judy Green
  • Charles Hindsley

I strongly believe that these issues that have risen affect all Indigenous people as a whole, whether you are Canadian or not. As Indigenous people, we all have our duties and responsibilities to take care of Mother Earth, our children, our grandchildren, and our future generations that are coming. By all means, tell all of your friends and family about the "battle" that is happening in Canada with the Government and Our People... as the Prime Minister has censored all media outlets so...

I strongly believe that these issues that have risen affect all Indigenous people as a whole, whether you are Canadian or not. As Indigenous people, we all have our duties and responsibilities to take care of Mother Earth, our children, our grandchildren, and our future generations that are coming. By all means, tell all of your friends and family about the "battle" that is happening in Canada with the Government and Our People... as the Prime Minister has censored all media outlets so there is no media coverage on what is happening here...also, the Government of Canada has put a stop to health coverage to our people - can you imagine - our children and Elders will now suffer greatly. It is sad. We all need to come together and fight this! Gitchi-miigwetch for your support south of the border! :)

Diana Day
Diana Day
  • Charles Hindsley

you all better care, cause the US Depends on Canada's water source...spread the word

Denise Webster
Denise Webster
  • Charles Hindsley

Jennifer Gooding ~ this is not a time to start feeling sorry for yourself ~ this is about ALL canadians not just FN ~ and i speak from a FN persepctive!

Kiaya AndoraMichelle
Kiaya AndoraMichelle
  • Charles Hindsley

Ignorance! You don't understand. Educate yourself then give your opinion.

Kevin Beaulieu
Kevin Beaulieu
  • Charles Hindsley

That's rite

Remi LaFontaine
Remi LaFontaine
  • Charles Hindsley

All North Americans are affected by waters flowing from Canada southwards. Canada belongs to all Canadians,not just Conservative politicians,Banks and foreign interests like China and Brazil...

Spirit K
Spirit K
  • Charles Hindsley

yep! understanding the idea of whoz land is who's and what is rightfully owned is a positve study for those who don't understand .. this isse! land, what's in it.. on it.. and takes place on it.. is a long standing knowledge rightfully belongs to a certain group of people. how those people are taken care of is a priority!

Rebecca Gladdler
Rebecca Gladdler
  • Charles Hindsley

Jennifer its called rent :-D Enjoy your stay.

Susie Benny
Susie Benny
  • Charles Hindsley

even when your treaty you still have to pay for medical and dental...not everything is covered...

John R. Woodard Jr
John R. Woodard Jr

Protected from what

Kyla Campbell
Kyla Campbell
  • John R. Woodard Jr

Morris John Pelletier

Here is what our TREATY RIGHTS did for me…here is what I know………..when the “white” people arrived here, they wanted everything, and in order to do so, they had the government do their dirty work…..There was Wise Elders in our lands who did not like these people coming on to our traditional lands that they had representatives go to London to speak with the Crown, and it was from these meetings that our Rights were affirmed in the Royal Proclamation of 1763……..Again the...

Morris John Pelletier

Here is what our TREATY RIGHTS did for me…here is what I know………..when the “white” people arrived here, they wanted everything, and in order to do so, they had the government do their dirty work…..There was Wise Elders in our lands who did not like these people coming on to our traditional lands that they had representatives go to London to speak with the Crown, and it was from these meetings that our Rights were affirmed in the Royal Proclamation of 1763……..Again the government acted to destroy us….they killed our buffalo and destroyed our ally Louis Riel who stood with us against the Government…….They even killed the Great Leader Poundmaker and Shortbear. Shortbear was jaled and died a broken heart because of his people’s suffering……Our people acted again and stood against the Government and succeeded……….Again some of our Greatest and Wisest leaders said to the leaders to enter into Treaty to enshrine our rights…………The Mighty Portage Bands entered into Treaty in 1871 shortly after Confederation….that is when Canada became a State………what happened there, three mighty Nations were formed, Long Plains, Swan Lake and Sandy Bay………by the way people, we were at that time called the Whitemud band and our lands were by Westbourne……The government succeeded in dividing us up……….Sandy Bay was given land where it is located today, but 75 % of it was under water….But we all persevered and lived our ways in our own lands like we did for thousands of years. Again the government took steps to destroy us. The introduced the Indian Act in 1876 which basically was a Manual to KILL THE INDIAN in all of us……….Again our people persevered and continued to live the ways of the past in our lands…………The Government acted again and introduced the deadly Residential School System and we all know what happened there. Children were taken away from their families and their Aboriginal Spirit was literally ripped out of them one by one. And there were thousands of children across our lands who went through this horror………Through Prayer and help by our Elders, we persevered and continued to live the ways of the past in our own lands……….Again the Government acted, in 1969, they introduced the “White Paper” which basically stripped all aboriginal people of their rights, everything…….Again, through our Wise Elders and Great Native Leaders, we were so pissed off at the Government, all Aboriginal People acted with such determination, and with such Power and Determination, the Government was forced to Rip up that Toilet Paper…….Because to me that what that paper is…………Fast forward to 2012………..Again the Government is acting to Destroy us……But not us, they are going to destroy the Basic Foundation of Our Spirit….The Land and Water………..The Elders of the Past call upon the Youth of Today to Act and Speak as One to Again tell the Government….Not in My Home………….We are Aboriginal People and we will continue to live in our lands like we did thousands of years ago and many thousands of years from NOW…………………………Not bad for a dumb SAVAGE………..Go My People…

Jay J Mulisha
Jay J Mulisha
  • John R. Woodard Jr

(Y)

Karyn Pangman
Karyn Pangman
  • John R. Woodard Jr

aho!!!

Shelly Wolfe
Shelly Wolfe
  • John R. Woodard Jr

I have copied and pasted this post to a word document i would love to post this on my wall, with your permission please let me know if i can thanks you and very well said!!

George Rideout
George Rideout
  • John R. Woodard Jr

Well Frikkin' Said.....Aho

Andrew Gibbon
Andrew Gibbon
  • John R. Woodard Jr

Dallas Courchene THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH TAR SANDS. READ and than you dont look like a retard spouting off about what you THINK http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/N-22/page-10.html#h-16

Linda Morfitt-Cyr
Linda Morfitt-Cyr
  • John R. Woodard Jr

Kyla Lee Campbell well said!!!!

Martine Vaugien Gadbois
Martine Vaugien Gadbois
  • John R. Woodard Jr

Gitchie megweech Kyla, it is important that we can testimony what the White have done since their arrival here on Turtle Island, let's be strong together. We can inspire ourselves from our elders and also from Louise Wawatie, who was jailed (with her brother Joseph Jr.) as they tried to protect clearing cutting POIGAN forest in the Réserve de la Vérendrye in Québec. There is a meeting on MontRoyal mountain in Montréal Sunday. Try to contact Vincent Dostaler, he knows everything about this...

Gitchie megweech Kyla, it is important that we can testimony what the White have done since their arrival here on Turtle Island, let's be strong together. We can inspire ourselves from our elders and also from Louise Wawatie, who was jailed (with her brother Joseph Jr.) as they tried to protect clearing cutting POIGAN forest in the Réserve de la Vérendrye in Québec. There is a meeting on MontRoyal mountain in Montréal Sunday. Try to contact Vincent Dostaler, he knows everything about this to save the forest : SOS Poigan. Solidarity Love and Faith are our main goals for now. Take much care and thank you agin for your sharing.
All my relations

Doug Mackay
Doug Mackay
  • John R. Woodard Jr

I just spent a year in Stony Mountain, growing pot was my crime, I had known for many years what that hell hole did to Chief Poundmakers spirit and now I can why, I'm white and I carry the burden of shame! Who ever you are, you write well.

Billy Angus
Billy Angus

Signed and shared 'cause P.M. Harper is an a$$hole!
Somebody needs to kick his freaky Far Right a$$ out of.
office and prosecute that S.O.B. on charges of high treason!

Plenty Coops
Plenty Coops
  • Billy Angus

He needs an arrow between da eyes, lol.

Pete Lawson
Pete Lawson
  • Billy Angus

better make it two arrows. "double-tap' just to make sure.

Cole Walsh
Cole Walsh
  • Billy Angus

Unfortunately we have no choice. you either vote conservative which those guys are funding big business and not looking out for the little guy or you vote liberal which they want to jack up taxes so its lose lose. politicians are criminals. all we need is one good guy to step in

Simone Wheat
Simone Wheat
  • Billy Angus

or one good woman

Jim Jones
Jim Jones
  • Billy Angus

That is why we need term limits. Like one term only! Don't get me started.

Sue Clusiau Leroux
Sue Clusiau Leroux
  • Billy Angus

its to bad you think that voting for who you want is throwing away a vote ,, to many people think that way , thats why everyone needs to take that chance and vote for the party they want , or nothing will ever change :(

Jonathan Wheatley
Jonathan Wheatley
  • Billy Angus

one good woman! i think would do the job. Elizabeth May perhaps.

Johnny Bee
Johnny Bee
  • Billy Angus

Cole Walsh there is a choice and if what you say is true then one choice leads to environmental destruction and the other costs some money.

Antoinette Halberstadt
Antoinette Halberstadt
  • Billy Angus

Cole, while I agree with the first part of your post, I want to clarify that SOME politicians are criminals, and guess what? Those ones WANT to spread the myth that politicians in general are criminals, so that we will give up voting and just let corporations ("the Market") rule, as the Harper Conservatives are helping them to do.

Debra Thomas
Debra Thomas

It's hard to believe that our bc rivers Re All SOLD!!!

Debra Thomas
Debra Thomas
  • Debra Thomas

I can't believe not 1 person didn't comment AT LEAST about my comment that ALal B.C. RIVERS ARE S O L D

Debra Thomas
Debra Thomas
  • Debra Thomas

What can we do now We have not even had realist proposalsoffair settlement !.....

Debra Thomas
Debra Thomas
  • Debra Thomas

Realist proposals for land settlement

Debra Thomas
Debra Thomas
  • Debra Thomas

Reference that the sime of the Algonquin nation has financial control of air, land, rail,water rights
Which in bc we need to address

Debra Thomas
Debra Thomas
  • Debra Thomas

I think we need to look and realize we our negotiating for our land

Denise Peebles
Denise Peebles

I encourage all people of canada first nation or non fn to sign , and end this wrong doing to our country, i am sure their is alot of non first nation people who see that harper is in the wrong for going back on his agreements to the first nation people of canada.It was our ancestors who where murdered, raped and kidnapped and put into the residential schools.We lost everything from our culture to our language, we were were lied to and forced into signing treaties only to have them taken...

I encourage all people of canada first nation or non fn to sign , and end this wrong doing to our country, i am sure their is alot of non first nation people who see that harper is in the wrong for going back on his agreements to the first nation people of canada.It was our ancestors who where murdered, raped and kidnapped and put into the residential schools.We lost everything from our culture to our language, we were were lied to and forced into signing treaties only to have them taken away slowly, i believe any human been in their honest heart will support this cause, that's one teaching our people will always have and that's honestly and trust.

Denise Peebles
Denise Peebles
  • Denise Peebles

if we protect our lands and waters it not only effects us but every human,we have to try save our waters and lands for our grandchildren and generations to come,if we don't start now what is going to be left for them?

Susan Solomon
Susan Solomon
  • Denise Peebles

we do need to stand up for our country. The Creator put us here for that reason,we are making a big mess of it and the people-health issues, etc.

Xotzin Omecihuatl
Xotzin Omecihuatl
  • Denise Peebles

this is all well and good but the people who are ruining it still have all the say in the end matter. INM is asking for their Sovereignty to be restored. This kind of thing, to me, only allows "negotiations" which the PM and others have done nothing to create such a communication. They were already supposed to be speakign with 1st Nations Tribal Councils keeping them informed as to any changes etc and they failed to do their part. Clearly the situation as it was before won't work. Why are...

this is all well and good but the people who are ruining it still have all the say in the end matter. INM is asking for their Sovereignty to be restored. This kind of thing, to me, only allows "negotiations" which the PM and others have done nothing to create such a communication. They were already supposed to be speakign with 1st Nations Tribal Councils keeping them informed as to any changes etc and they failed to do their part. Clearly the situation as it was before won't work. Why are people always trying to "restore" a system that did not work in the first place is beyond me. Are we all so sick that we are so scared to take down the system ?

Isaac Heppner
Isaac Heppner
  • Denise Peebles

i've noticed changes in the taste of water already. -Edmonton , AB. kind of makes you wanna get this petition signed..

Jennifer Soderquist
Jennifer Soderquist
  • Denise Peebles

I am non native, but I hate Harper for all reason, people like him is trying to force Site C dam in our mighty Peace River, flooding a town, native burial land, farm land, forest etc.
Just think how much 12,000 acres of lands will be flooded by a third dam? it isn't for BCers, it is only for Asia, it is for fracking filth to be shipped out of this country.
Where I live, there Is many many fracking, oil and gas companies (just in north east of BC and a little bet down east)
The gas rig has...

I am non native, but I hate Harper for all reason, people like him is trying to force Site C dam in our mighty Peace River, flooding a town, native burial land, farm land, forest etc.
Just think how much 12,000 acres of lands will be flooded by a third dam? it isn't for BCers, it is only for Asia, it is for fracking filth to be shipped out of this country.
Where I live, there Is many many fracking, oil and gas companies (just in north east of BC and a little bet down east)
The gas rig has caused cancer in my uncle's cows since they put it up and it adds more stress to him etc.
Anyway, I can name many reasons, but its basicly about the same thing...land and fresh water

Pamela Gregg
Pamela Gregg

Rivers, lakes, oceans...... these are just some of the Creator's gift to ALL of us, to be carefully stewarded for all time. How can they be given away! This bill must not go through.

Vicky Knee
Vicky Knee
  • Pamela Gregg

Pam, I believe this is the bill that is being challenged by FN on the basis that the government didn't have the authority (from the Treaties signed) to do this. I really hope the win, but of course, we can't let the fight this alone. I think the thing that has been working for the omnibus bills that have been pushed through up to now is the sheer lack of shared information with the general public. Many don't know about these issues, and many others (sadly) don't want to know - and are contented with letting others fight the battles.

Vicky Knee
Vicky Knee
  • Pamela Gregg

they, them ... seems like my keyboard is acting up...

Kwaxala'galis Jewellry
Kwaxala'galis Jewellry

lets unite Canada is too beautiful to allow it to be destroyed.

Kwaxala'galis Jewellry
Kwaxala'galis Jewellry
  • Kwaxala'galis Jewellry
Audrey Bone
Audrey Bone
  • Kwaxala'galis Jewellry

Yes we all need to be concerned about whats been happening, get that message to the Prime Minister, let him know its not going to happen, all people in Canada, if you want to live here, and have your grandchildren live here then help us protect our country, WE WILL NOT LET THEM DESTROY OUR BEAUTIFUL MOTHER EARTH. WAKE UP EVERYONE, WE NEED ALL THE HELP WE CAN GET, ITS GOING TO WORK IF WE PUT OUR PRAYERS, HEARTS AND MINDS TOGETHER AND WE WILL STOP IT, IT'S NOT JUST OUR FIGHT AS ABORIGINAL...

Yes we all need to be concerned about whats been happening, get that message to the Prime Minister, let him know its not going to happen, all people in Canada, if you want to live here, and have your grandchildren live here then help us protect our country, WE WILL NOT LET THEM DESTROY OUR BEAUTIFUL MOTHER EARTH. WAKE UP EVERYONE, WE NEED ALL THE HELP WE CAN GET, ITS GOING TO WORK IF WE PUT OUR PRAYERS, HEARTS AND MINDS TOGETHER AND WE WILL STOP IT, IT'S NOT JUST OUR FIGHT AS ABORIGINAL PEOPLE, IT AFFECTS EVERYONE ONE OF US, WHO LIVE IN THIS COUNTRY.

Justin GAbouryy
Justin GAbouryy

100 000 000 signatures!
how is that fair there isn't even that many people in western canada.

Tawanda Tomatoes
Tawanda Tomatoes
  • Justin GAbouryy

Actually this affects the whole world. If we ruin our bit of earth it will effect the other bits.

Meagan Maria McComber
Meagan Maria McComber
  • Justin GAbouryy

btw i lowered the goal to 35000...looks like its getting higher and higher every day

David Fox
David Fox

SCALPING TIME?

Tawanda Tomatoes
Tawanda Tomatoes
  • David Fox

No its not its time to get real. Scalping is their thing.

Mary Lawrence
Mary Lawrence
  • David Fox

Tracy Hellene Butler i thought you were on our side? Scalping is not our thing. Say you are sorry for such ignorance.

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