W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council’s letter to Prime Minister Trudeau condemns government inaction that enables continued infringement of Mi’kmaq rights, further encouraging acts of hostility and violence.
Shown above: A Sipekne’katik First Nation community member holds a drum as he sits on lobster traps in Saulnierville, N.S. on Sunday, September 20, 2020. A flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats moved into St. Marys Bay off western Nova Scotia on Sunday to remove lobster traps set by fishermen from the Sipekne’katik First Nation. Image courtesy of THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark O’Neill.