By Norman DeBono, The London Free Press
The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation plans to build about 202 hectares of industrial park space in the London area to attract industry, create jobs and generate revenue. The band will use as its model the Chippewas of Sarnia Industrial Park, so successful it’s poised to add a 95-hectare second phase. The Free Press takes a look at the business of First Nations industrial parks.
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Al Hunter has been many things. He has served as chief of Rainy River First Nations in Ontario and is a member of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty No. 3. He has been a land claims negotiator, a researcher, high school counselor, university instructor, an expert on treaties and environmental issues, and a healing and wellness coordinator. Not to mention project coordinator of Native Teachers for the Seventh Generation at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota.