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  • His favourite word is peoples.

NDP MP for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 37% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @HTooktoo @akutaqfanclub You’re an inspiration Hannah, you have my complete admiration!

Posted on Twitter Congrats to all, we are so proud of you! https://t.co/aZMhvC1RwL

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @just_usOkanagan Died on the floor of the Senate indeed, I’m so sad!

This week

Posted on Twitter @RussDiabo You have never provided any, any, substantive argument about how we should read Art. 46 in isolation, an… https://t.co/mqH4j1AxB6

Didn't vote on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Didn't vote on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @MaiteeSaganash @CreeNation_news Bravo Maïtée!

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Madgee! It’s ok, you can leave, you’ve given a lot to your community, to this world. Meegwetch Mamma, your journey… https://t.co/1UyJOJiMBF

Three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 First, I want to start by saying that I still recall the day the Prime Minister made his speech about this. That was more than two ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 Thanks, Madam Chair. I was going to mention that I was going to share my time with my colleague, but since you did.... First of all, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Languages Act [Member spoke in Cree, interpreted as follows:] Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to be able to speak Cree in this House and to be given ...

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act Madam Speaker, I have a question for the minister. He just said that members have had ample time to discuss and debate this bill. That is ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the mould crisis in Cat Lake is a public health disaster. The government has known about this for years. Now, there are children awaiting ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Forest Pests and International Best Practices for Engaging with Indigenous Communities Regarding ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses this afternoon. I would like to engage with all of you. Most of you mentioned ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that Canada must eliminate all forms of discrimination that indigenous women face under the Indian Act. We ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, doing nothing is condoning the practice right now. The UN Committee against Torture urges Canada to stop sterilization of indigenous women by ensuring that ...

Mentioned by Figthback Canada (blog) Supreme Court ruling on Indigenous consultation reveals true face of the Canadian state Cree NDP MP Romeo Saganash recently made headlines for his declaration in Parliament that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “doesn't give a fuck” about the rights of Indigenous people. His declamation came in response to Trudeau's commitment to build the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the housing crisis in the north is so severe that Nunavik alone needs 1,000 houses, today alone. It is a serious problem. The lack ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Métis leader says UNDRIP bill 'tainted' by 'potty-mouthed' NDP MP A prominent Mé​tis leader says NDP MP Romeo Saganash "tainted" his private member's bill to harmonize Canada's laws with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People when he dropped the F-bomb in the House of Commons earlier this year. Mé​tis ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Berthier—Maskinongé, which is a magnificent riding. Earlier, she spoke briefly about pay equity. I have been hearing about pay ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada NDP MP Romeo Saganash: Feds, Provinces Must Investigate 'Monstrous' Reports Of Indigenous Women Being Sterilized OTTAWA — The federal government and the provinces must examine "monstrous" allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday before he pressed for answers in the House of ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'Monstrous' allegations of forced sterilization of Indigenous women must be examined: NDP The federal government and the provinces must examine “monstrous” allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Examine 'monstrous' allegations of forced sterilization of Indigenous women: NDP The federal government and the provinces must examine "monstrous" allegations of modern-day forced sterilizations of Indigenous women, NDP reconciliation critic Romeo Saganash said Monday before he pressed for answers in the House of Commons. Coerced ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the forced sterilization of women is still happening in other parts of the world, and believe it or not, it is also still happening ...

Mentioned by The Reminder MP Report: Saganash tells it like it is We have people who continue to live in third world conditions in a region that produces so much of the wealth of this country. Romeo Saganash has called it the way it is. As MP for our region I will continue to call it the way it is. I will both fight ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Welcome to our guests this afternoon. There are a couple of questions I would like to ask you. One thing you say in your presentation, at ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Maybe I'll ask a quick question. Thank you for your presentation. You spoke about the fact that there's no constitutional framework for official languages in Australia. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam chair, and welcome to our guests in Ottawa. Welcome, Professor Borrows. I know that you are taking French classes at the moment, and ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons All right. You also talked about the certification requirements you have for different provinces and interpreters and translators. Public Works and Government Services informed us on ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all our guests this afternoon. [Member speaks in Cree] Thank you to Mr. Plant as well. I'll come to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-262 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-641 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-535 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Vallée-de-l’Or, Anishinabe Aki and Eeyou Istchee regions)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-469 An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples