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    Indspire to launch youth laureate cross Canada Ttour

    By ahnationtalk OHSWEKEN – To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada established the Canada 150 Fund—selecting a few Canadian signature projects from thousands of applicants to participate in celebrations across Canada and to showcase events that are unique to the selected organizations. Indspire was selected for...
  • Liam Neeson plays Nels, a vigilant who avenges the death of his young son at the hands of drug-lord The Viking. Hard Powder publicity photo

    Canada doesn’t like the older conception of Indigenous justice depicted by Hollywood

    Just weeks before filming was to begin, the Canadian government denied permission for Hollywood to shoot the movie Hard Powder in Rocky Mountain national parks in Banff, ATLA., the Lake Louise town site and ski hill, and the Columbia Icefields. Parks Canada, the federal agency responsible for issuing permits,...
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    Six Nations woman on wait for new lungs

    By Victor Martisius What defines strength? In some instances strength is defined by physical ability, but Six Nations resident Jessica Henhawk is proving that sometimes having strength means more than what you can lift. Holding her head high at the Toronto General Hospital, Jessica patiently awaits her second lung...
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    Letter to the editor: Changes being made at the Brantford General Hospital

    By Jim Hornell I would like to dispel some of the rumours and misconceptions we have been hearing in the community regarding some of the changes being made at the Brantford General Hospital (BGH). This misinformation includes: that our Fracture Clinic is closing, that cancer treatments have been cut...
  • The Great Condolence Ceremony was held in 2012 at the headwaters of the Mississippi that starts in this lake, where Elder Renee Thomas wiped the tears from a wampum string from the Ohswekenron:nen. Submitted photos

    Signs of the times as told by elders

    By Thohahoken 2012 — yikes! People fear the end of the world. It’s in our minds. Organized religions and governments teach fear of death. Repent or go to hell. Buy insurance—because you never know. Around 25 years ago, New Agers popularly wrote about what they called Mayan Prophesies of...
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    Islanders join National Indigenous Women’s Summit

    By pmnationtalk Island Indigenous women are joining 300 delegates from across Canada this week in Toronto to discuss empowering Indigenous women. The Prince Edward Island delegation to the National Indigenous Women’s Summit March 6 to 8 includes Chief Matilda Ramjattan of Lennox Island First Nation, Nancy MacLean of Native Council PEI, and...
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    Is there a duty to consult on legislation? SCC may decide

    By Julie Abouchar, Charles Birchall, John J.P. Donihee and Nicole Petersen / Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP This week the SCC received an application to hear an appeal of the Federal Court of Appeal (“FCA”) decision in Canada (Governor General In Council) v Courtoreille (“Courtoreille”). The FCA allowed the appeal from the lower court decision and held...
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    Signs of the times as told by the earth and stars

    By Thohahoken The 2010 documentary by Zach Kunuk titled, Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change catalogues a changing earth that was described by Inuit Elders — the sun rises in a different location, the daylight is longer, and the stars aren’t where they’ve supposed to be. The CBC reported in...
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    Reacting to the “Sixties Scoop” case

    By Doug George-Kanentiio On February 14 Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba made a historic ruling by holding Canada responsible for the pain and suffering endured by more than 16,000 native children taken from their communities and placed in foster homes across the province and into the U.S. The...
  • Tracey Anthony standing next to one of his original pieces. Photo from Vision Artworks’ Instagram account: @vision_artworks

    Passion and profession: a balancing act

    By Victor Martisius SIX NATIONS – Tracey Anthony, owner of Vision Artwork, is finding out how to balance his passion for visual art with his custom T-shirt shop located on the corner of First Line and Highway Six. There’s much to be said about an artists drive to create...
  • Is boiling water safe?

    By Shereen Lehman, MS Originally published on VeryWell website Consuming re-boiled, clean, uncontaminated drinking water will not cause cancer or poison you or your family. As long as your water comes from a source that is regularly inspected, you can boil it as many times as you want. The idea behind...
  • From left to right, Playwright, Drew Taylor, Marsha Knight (Evie), Gary Farmer (Cecil), Julia Porter (Manuela), Director, Thom Currie. Submitted photo

    Story time

    By Gary Farmer It’s been a few months in between my time at Standing Rock and this evolving story. So much has changed since the celebration on December 5. A full environmental study would have ceased the work for at least two years, financing would be in question and...
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