Windspeaker: "Our languages are alive, they are sacred and we will not give Canada any control of…
Windspeaker: "Our languages are alive, they are sacred and we will not give Canada any control of our languages through their colonial legal framework."
Opinion: Chiefs refuse to give their endorsement to sacred languages legislation
Our language is a sacred gift of our Creator. Our Nations entered into Treaty with the Crown in right of Great Britain and Ireland using our languages. After Treaty making, the state of Canada spent over a hundred years through the residential school system and other assimilative polices trying to stamp out our languages.