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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Elsipogtog First Nation Holds Community Meeting

A Manitoba Chief arriving in the province to show his support for the Elsipogtog First Nation, as they hold a community meeting to discuss their next step after days of conflict at the protest site near Rexton.

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs voicing their support for the nation, sending Grand Chief Derek Nepinak to New Brunswick. The meeting today is open to everyone including media.

On Saturday, journalists at the scene of the protest had vehicles and equipment seized. The provincial Assembly of First Nations' Chiefs condemning the actions, which they call acts of intimidation.