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Shawn Atleo speaks at Sacred Fire Encampment

by Martha Stiegman

ELSIPOGTOG, NEW BRUNSWICK - As promised, on July 1st Shawn Atleo paid a visit to the sacred fire encampment outside of Elsipogtog First Nation, which is now entering its fourth week of protest against SWN Resources Canada's shale gas exploration of the region.

Atleo's speech is here in its entirety. Of note, Atleo promises a joint statement with Elsipogtog Chief Arren Sock within "the next day." Chief Sock has gone on record as being anti-shale gas for New Brunswick.

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