Directed Ignorance

The Canadian Government has made a point of informing the public that ignorance of the law is not an excuse for breaking them. One must…

Forever Young

We don’t really know what upsets big oil supporters more. Is it the fact that a major celebrity from their own generation is criticizing the…

The diaspora

We have been people of the Grand River for just over two hundred years now but there are a few problems with our situation.

Being Thankful

The bejewelled branches of the willow tree sparkled like diamonds. All of nature’s Christmas lights shone with a special kind of twinkle and illuminated the…

Dignity

We have seen many instances in which someone has been given the opportunity to act graciously and with dignity only to rebuff the courtesy with…

In praise of a “terrorist”

Nelson Mandela was a man closely connected with his tribal roots and the concerns of indigenous people around the world. His death last week and…

What Do You Want?

We have spoken endlessly about the necessities and cultural essentials of who we are as Haudenesaunee.

Power to the People

John Lennon wrote a great theme for all the working class people of the world. No, it was not “Imagine,” it was a song called,…

Effecting Change from Within

If you have lived on Six Nations long enough, when attending community meetings, you will eventually hear someone voice this sentiment: “Our people don’t vote,…

Come together and remember

One would think that Six Nations bundled together would signify unity and a shared vision. And yet there are deep rifts within our community. Our…

Support those who support you

As you know, this paper is a means to not only express Onkwehon:we news and concerns coming from Six Nations, but to reach out with…

Indigenous rights record blacken Harper’s eye

In today’s information age, it is impossible to keep skeletons in the closet for long, as Prime Minister Stephen Harper is finding out.

The Two Row Times: A paper serving the dish with one spoon territory – Great Lakes Region

We have rather big goals with this newspaper project. As our title would suggest, we are producing a mass circulation newspaper for all people who…

Diversity is essential

I am a child of the eighties. Back then there was a deadly cartoon from Japan called “Voltron” that was similar to transformers. What made…