How the erasure of indigenous history still exists today

History is a coagulated pool of memory-driven accounts that can be altered over time and this is something that we know. And today, we know…

How the government has enforced dating racism

Love is what has inspired some of the greatest works of art and the greatest written tragedies through songs and poems for the past millennia.…

Why protesting doesn’t work

The low rumble throughout the duration of the protest at the SNEC building came from those that disliked the way it appeared — this includes…

The construction of TMT is pointless

It’s been over a week since the construction of a massive telescope atop Hawaii’s Mauna Kea was scheduled to begin. The enormous telescope is being…

Coming to one mind always respects diversity

A few weeks ago I wrote an editorial, illustrating an example of cultural bullying. After the story was published a group of Six Nations people…

The effect of subtle reclamation versus aggressive

After passing through Barrie en route to the Sudbury area, drivers will pass through parts of Wahta, Muskoka and Shawanaga. The highway that carries travellers…

Want to help bees? Plant flowering herbs

Herbs are among the most useful plants in nature. They can tantalize the taste buds, help cure what ails you, oil the body, perfume the…

We can’t wait for permission

Last week Six Nations held a community meeting to give details on the research and vision for the future of education at Six Nations. The…

Is the Elected Council turning Six Nations into a municipality?

In 2018, a list of the most popular indigenous personalities on Twitter was published by opencanada.org. The list, dubbed ‘Twitterati: the Indigenous Voices edition’, named…

Why funding sensitivity training is fundamental

In 2017, researchers at Claremont University found that roughly half of the indigenous people that are killed by police or died in police custody between…

Finding common ground a priority

The political landscape at Six Nations right now can be likened to the aftermath of a wild genocide tornado. There are casualties, there is chaos…

No response from HCCC

Last month men claiming to represent the interests of the people of Six Nations along with ex-HDI lawyer, now possibly reinstated HDI lawyer Aaron Detlor…

Is Justin Trudeau sinister or fake?

It is only two weeks into 2019 and there is renewed vigour to Canada’s attacks on indigenous people. First, land defenders in BC supporting and…

Treaties Recognition Week – The beginning of new relationships

This week the province of Ontario marks Treaties Recognition Week. This is a time where the province’s official social media accounts raise awareness about the…

Don’t let Orange Shirts cover up the truth of residential school

Recently a Kahonwe that I know shared a story online. Said scone brought their child to school off the Rez and was talking to their…