Line 9: Chippewas of the Thames newly elected chief tells Enbridge to stay off their territory

Newly Elected Chief Chippewas of the Thames Chief Myeengun Henry and Community Leader Jerry Natanine from Clyde River give each other support. (Submitted Photos)

By Chris Pimentel Writer Enbridge may have won round one, but the newly elected Chief of the Chippewawa of the Thames has a message for them…stay out of their territory. “We ask very politely that you do not deliver tar sands oil through our traditional territory . . . I’m going to ask that you, within 30 days, cease operations of tar sands oil through our traditional territory. We ask very calmly, we ask non-violently that you consider that, please,” Henry said. The Supreme Court of Canada handed down two rulings relating to Indigenous Rights last week and two of the leaders involved decided to come together to celebrate win and acknowledge a loss. Community Leader Jerry Natanine from Clyde River joined newly Elected Chief Chippewas of the Thames Chief…

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