Russell Diabo & Gabriel George

 

 

Russell Diabo is Mohawk from Kahnawake and is the Editor and Publisher of First Nations Strategic Bulletin. Russell joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent funding cuts to Aboriginal political organizations and tribal councils announced by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada on September 4th.

 

In the second half of the show, Gabriel George–Manager, Culture and Community, of the Tsleil-Waututh Nations’ Sacred Trust Initiative–joins Indigenous Waves to talk about the Save the Fraser declaration.  The mandate of the Sacred Trust Initiative is to oppose and stop the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project and similar tar sands projects.

 

This show originally aired on September 17th, 2012.

 

photo: Canadian Dimensions, Tsleil Waututh Sacred Trust Initiative

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