Life in the slow lane: an old turtle’s view of the world Matriarchy can be the new patriarchy

I’m of the unqualified opinion that the acquisition of power remains the driving force behind most of our daily actions. We either revel in its…

Laughing with the wrong people: insights into ego and tricksterism

To be honest, I don’t know what “tricksterism” is. The way that I understand it is that the word represents a colonial understanding of one…

Life in the slow lane: an old turtle’s view of the world

Is it just me, or ever since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released their report in 2015, is there a bandwagon effect towards healing the…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: September 28th 2016

Indigenous nations across Turtle Island sign mutual defence treaty to protect against tarsands expansion Chiefs lined up to add their names and their nations to…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: September 21, 2016

Winnipeg MP breaks ranks with Liberal caucus over controversial Site C project   The Justice for the Peace Caravan has recently traveled from British Columbia…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: September 7, 2016

Opaskwayak Cree trappers and fishers blockade highway over failed negotiations Near Gillam, Manitoba, the local Cree Fur Council and and the Opaskwayak Commercial Fishery Co-op…

Onkwehonwe Week In Review: August 31, 2016

Health Canada closes nursing stations on remote Northern reserves with 2 days notice On August 23, federal officials shocked Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) with a…

Onkwehonwe week in review: August 24, 2016

Indigenous leaders from across the country praise Gord Downie’s words at tour finale The Tragically Hip’s lead singer, Gord Downie, bas been diagnosed with terminal…

Onkwehonwe week in Review: August 17, 2016

Caldwell First Nation hosts first ever pow wow on rematriated lands   Last weekend, a unique celebration happened; a powwow on land that was rematriated…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: July 13, 2016

Paddlers from across Ontario canoeing to Garden River for Great Lakes Gathering Two separate water journeys have converged on route to Garden River, Ontario for…