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8:29 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Wampanoag draw attention to plight of aboriginal Canadians

RI Wampanoags protest in solidarity with Canadian Aboriginals
Credit Flo Jonic

(PROVIDENCE, RI) Members of the Wampanoag Tribe gathered at Kennedy Plaza Tuesday to protest in solidarity with the indigenous people of Canada.

About 50 Wampanoags did a circle dance in front of Providence City Hall to show their support for Theresa Spence and her people.  She’s chief of Canada’s Attawapiskat tribe and has been on a hunger strike since December 11th over the Canadian government’s history of broken treaties.

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