Ontario Regional Chief Angus Toulouse has expressed his trong support for KI in our fight against Gods Lake Resources desecration. "As First Nations people the lands and the waters are central to our survival as nations and we accept our responsibility to take care of them for our future generations — in fact nothing is more important… The fact of the matter is that First Nations know their rights and they are going to resist and they will not give up,” said Chief Toulouse.
KI Chief Donny Morris wrote to Minister Bartolucci on Jan. 9, 2012 asking questions about the activities and intentions of Gods Lake Resources and the government of Ontario on the KI Homeland. Ontario continues to withold critical information about mining exploration activity on KI lands, and has still not ensured that KI sacred burials will be protected and KI Indigenous Laws respected. KI has vowed to enforce KI Indigenous Laws. (more…)
Canada’s largest labour federation is demanding that Ontario respect Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) Nation’s moratorium to protect their burials and sacred lands from desecration by mining exploration. Ontario has allowed exploration company God’s Lake Resources to stake claims directly on top of sacred KI burials.
Talks between Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) and Ontario broke off today when Ontario was unable to provide any assurance that mining exploration by God’s Lake Resources (GLR) would stop while the proposed KI-Ontario joint panel meets. KI is requesting that Ontario immediately address the real risks to its sacred sites that the GLR project represents. (more…)