Mi’kmaq Chiefs: Reconciliation over Revenge The Guardian

by Tammy MacDonald

Article we submitted was edited by The Guardian staff without our consent. Here is the EDITED version:

Constant back and forth was becoming increasingly divisive and ineffectual

BY CHIEF MATILDA RAMJATTAN

AND CHIEF BRIAN FRANCIS

GUEST OPINION

After reading Keptin John Joe Sark’s letter to the editor (“Terrible insult to Mi’kmaq,” The Guardian, Oct. 5), we felt it necessary to address a few of the matters he raised.

Regarding the proposed Port-la-Joye-Fort Amherst name issue, Mr. Sark incorrectly stated that “Parks Canada’s decision not to remove the name of General Amherst from the National Historic Site at Rocky Point” was defended. It was not about “defending” a decision, it was about finding a path forward that promotes reconciliation over revenge…Edited article in The Guardian

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