Chief defends natural gas drilling agreement

The chief of Carry the Kettle First Nation in Saskatchewan acknowledges a natural gas agreement he signed will not generate as much revenues but is good in the long run.

Tribal members are protesting the agreement, saying the First Nation could receive as much as $10 million more if they went with another company. But Chief Barry Kennedy said there was more to a partnership than money.

Protesters blocked roads to the reserve on Monday. Kennedy says their actions could jeopardize drilling altogether.

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