What if….

There are an endless number of opinions out there about the welfare of the Native peoples and whether or not their concerns are valid. Anyone…

A Strong Statement

This past Wednesday busloads of Onhkwehonh:we descended upon Parliament Hill to protest the impositions of Bills C-10 and C-33 and the grossly overlooked issue of…

The Beauty of Community

There is a saying that goes “it takes a village to raise a child.” Those words ring true to us. The 26th annual Community Awareness…

Atleo, the AFN and Idle No More

The resignation of National Chief Shawn Atleo was unprecedented. Never before has a leader of the Assembly of First Nations stepped down. Stating that he…

Every once in a while

Every once in a while we encounter someone that makes us stop and think about the world around us. It’s not like listening to an…

Homeless Cats

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s wife Laureen spoke at a TIFF Gala in Toronto, to raise money for homeless cats. During the Canadian…

Fear and Control

What frightens you? For some of us the impenetrable dark of night can be unsettling. Others fear the face of a clown or committing to…

Values and Appreciation

When we are born into this world we are a clean slate. Our needs are the most significant aspect of our survival. As we grow…

Being True

Have you ever been to Mexico and seen the beautiful turquoise waters embraced by fine white sand?  Taken a long appreciating look at the clear…

Justification

The world is a great big place and everyone has a part to play. We are born into this reality free from bias. How we…

Know your enemy

It appears that a “perfect storm” is brewing over the PM’s office on Parliament Hill as Haudenosaunee and Anishinabek organizations are pushing back against Bill…

Moving Forward

The robins were singing outside the office Monday morning, they know that change is coming. Spring is unleashing the wonders of rebirth inherent in moving…

Get Informed

Much information is flying around the community at the moment and as usual there is a fair share of misinformation. Misdirection, misinformation, inaccuracy and ignorance…

What Now?

People are unnerved. The Government has put forth a Bill to effectively destroy the economic base of our communities. That Bill is C-10. A meeting…

Divide and Conquer

One of the most effective methods in warfare is to separate the attention of your enemy between many but equally important fronts and then strike…