Attawapiskat

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Attawapiskat

(ăt'əwəpĭs`kăt), river, c.465 mi (750 km) long, flowing E from Attawapiskat Lake, N Ontario, Canada, then N and E into James Bay. The trading posts of Attawapiskat and Lansdowne House are on the river.
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Yet, when it was brought to the public's attention (again) last October, with the people of Attawapiskat, Ontario, facing -30[degrees] Celsius temperatures and many sleeping in tents and shacks, the Harper Government's [TM] response was to hire an expensive auditor, become adversarial, and withhold funds and support until band councils acquiesce to Uncle Stephen.