From issue: Memos to the President Elect (Fall 2008)
Protect the Lives and Rights Of Indigenous People
"I encourage you to use the traditional knowledge of our peoples to protect our environment."
Congratulations on your victory. I offer you our traditional best wishes for a good heart, good mind and good thoughts as you assume your new responsibilities.
I write to you as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, the national organization representing First Nations in
As President-elect, the most crucial item on your agenda is clear: endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples…