The Grand Council of the Crees

Letter from Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come June 16 2014 regarding editorial in the Globe and Mail Saturday June 14 2014

Posted: 2014-06-17

I am writing to you with regard to the recent article in last Saturday’s edition of the Globe and Mail concerning the appointment of the Honourable Robert Mainville to the Quebec Court of Appeal.

As Grand Chief of the Cree nation of Quebec (Eeyou Itchee) and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, I welcome this appointment. Judge Mainville represented the Cree Nation and numerous other aboriginal nations in Quebec for most of his career as a lawyer. He has dedicated his entire life as a lawyer to defending the underprovided and the underrepresented, and he has done so with great success.

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