Alfred Villeneuve

Daily Observer editorial board columnist

Stories

Grandmother Eleanor Baptiste-Yateman is seen here holding a traditional hand drum, flanked by her daughters Jo Anne Green who is holding a blank sheet of paper to symbolize the Algonquin Land Claim Agreement in Principle's secrecy, and Miriam Gould (at back).

COMMUNITY EDITORIAL BOARD: Rise of the grandmothers 2.0

Last year I wrote a column based on the story of an Algonquin-Nipissing family, who claim that the traditional Baptiste family have been usurped and removed from the Algonquin land claim, by a titular body called A.O.O. (Algonquins of Ontario).