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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Attwapiskat chief won't attend First Nations meeting

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January 09, 2013 - 9:07 AM

OTTAWA - Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence says she won't attend Friday's meetings between First Nations leaders and the federal government because Gov. Gen. David Johnston has said he won't be there.

Spence has been engaged in a protest since Dec. 11, subsisting solely on fish broth and tea in an effort to secure a meeting with Johnston and Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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