Posted: January 21, 2013 in News

Silver Lining

Press TV

A Canadian women’s group has accused the country’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper of inciting hatred of the indigenous people in the country by falling short of condemning racial practices against them.

Ellen Gabriel of the ‘Indigenous Women of Turtle Island’ highlighted on Friday that so far she has observed a powerful and rising amount of racist reactions against the protests organized by the ‘Idle No More’ movement over aboriginal treaty rights.

The Canadian government’s failure to meet the demands of the First Nations has triggered many protests across the country.

On January 16, hundreds of demonstrators, many carrying flags and signs calling on the federal government to listen to aboriginal concerns, blocked one of the two access roads to the Ambassador Bridge, which is the major trade crossing from southern Ontario to the US.

Several other protest rallies had also been held or planned in cities nationwide, blocking…

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