Tag: Vicki Lean

Diamond mine fails to improve conditions in Attawapiskat

Few stories illustrate the widening chasm between rich and poor as clearly as the story of Attawapiskat. The chasm is captured in Vicki Lean’s inspiring documentary, After the Last River. When the world’s largest diamond company, De Beers, opened a mine 90 km upstream from the First Nation community in northern ... read more ››

“Let there be a Millennium Issue!”

Someone said at one of our meetings, “Let there be a Millennium Issue!” There was one and we saw that it could be good. That was a long long time ago. Another meeting was scheduled. The second of many to come. It was decided we have the “best of The Nation.” ... read more ››