Martel's words were echoed by Deputy Grand Chief Hare
, who represents 40 communities.
Chief Hare said they are also developing training courses via articulation agreements with Sault College in Sault Ste.
Subsidizing monthly hydro bills for First Nation members was one idea Chief Hare discussed with respect to potential benefits.
State police chief Hare
Krishna Deka said a faction of an insurgent group, the United Peoples' Democratic Solidarity, was believed to be behind the blast.
Since the federal bureaucrats refuse to recognize Chief Hare and the elected council members, capital projects in the community are at a standstill.
It's all in the minister's lap now," Chief Hare said.