Helen Knott Challenges Trudeau’s Broken Promises to First Nations in Powerful Poem

In a video aimed at Justin Trudeau, activist Helen Knott (Dane Zaa and Nehiyawak from Northern British Columbia) walks the prairies of the fertile Peace River valley, while she deftly calls out the Prime Minister through spoken-word poetry for reneging on promises and commitments made to indigenous peoples in his last federal election campaign.

“Because your cabinet ministers and departments are sitting behind desks and signing off on permits, while you’re in the public eye paying lip service to Indigenous populations.

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