I am very happy to sign this petition, and I am proud to be asked to sign. Thank you for asking me, Kwanwah'tala Galis.
It is past time to provide First Nations appropriate education
never too late Edwin. for no one.
if itz not right 4nativez itz not right 4blacks whites n every other race out there i seek what iz right is that reallistic dont know but i would hope it would be
All indigenous peoples deserve the right to be treated in a manner that is respectful to their cultural beliefs. Too many times other folks have assumed they know what's best for others, as in herding native peoples in the U.S. onto reservations and such. How presumptuous to believe that "you" have all the answers!!
The ironic part to all of it is that WE are still here !
I believe that the First Peoples of North America are
on the right path by using the law courts to reclaim
their ancient rights. I praise you for taking this path,
and I stand with you as a grateful guest in your
This kind of thing should have ended a LONG TIME ago!! In my home area of Niagara Region, Ontario, I don't even recall this as an issue 40+years ago!! Being a US Border crossing area with complete access to the US media, most Niagarans had enough of racism as we watched the racial events of the 1960's unfold in he US!! It was enough to make most of our stomachs turn. And that is when those in Niagara left racism behind and moved on to a much more proper and fair world!! :-)
They should remove racim from all the bands not just Cowichan band.
It is about time that efforts toward reconciliation begin. LM