CBC NewsPosted: Apr 14, 2016
Protesters at INAC office on Hargrave Street call for help for First Nations in crisis
Protesters have occupied an Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada office in downtown Winnipeg.
“We have officially occupied INAC in Winnipeg in support of our brothers and sisters across Turtle Island!!!!” organizer Raquel Lavallee posted on Facebook.
A similar occupation took place in Toronto on Wednesday when about 20 members of Idle No More and Black Lives Matter set up in an Indigenous and Northern Affairs office there, demanding the federal government take immediate action to address recent suicide attempts in Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario.
Protesters started that occupation with a die-in on the floor of the…
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