‘Truth. That’s all I’m looking for, is truth,’ says activist Harrison Thunderchild
By Joelle Seal, CBC News, Nov 21, 2017
An Indigenous activist has launched a court application demanding transparency from his own First Nation.
Harrison Thunderchild went to Regina’s Court of Queen’s Bench Tuesday demanding that Thunderchild First Nation disclose chief and council compensation, as well as basic financial documents as required by the First Nations Financial Transparency Act. Read the rest of this entry
CBC News, Aug 22, 2013
A dispute over traditional grounds continues to divide the Thunderchild First Nation.
This morning, a judge ruled that protestors must continue to stay away from seismic test sites near a traditional sundance ground. Protesters camped out at the grounds for several weeks, and said that testing was taking place on the grounds, desecrating them. Read the rest of this entry
By Betty Ann Adam, The StarPhoenix, August 16, 2013
A Saskatoon court has granted the Thunderchild First Nation a temporary restraining order against protesters who have been occupying a ceremonial site because they oppose seismic exploration in the area.
The exploration involves setting off explosive charges 15 metres underground, which protester Marilyn Wapass says is disturbing sacred ground. Read the rest of this entry