Daughter of native rights activist wants apology from Assembly of First Nations

They kind of dance around the reasons why the Aquash family was upset — Peltier is supposedly the one who fingered Aquash. From what I have read, there were two FBI informants, but she was not one of them. She was a threat because she was an effective leader.

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HALIFAX – To many aboriginals, Leonard Peltier is a hero of the American native rights movement in the 1970s and a wrongfully convicted political prisoner whose story has inspired films, books, songs and T-shirt slogans.

But in the Mi’kmaq community of Indian Brook, N.S., the former member of the American Indian Movement is a largely reviled figure, considered unworthy of his cult-like status.

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