Onkwehonwe Week in Review (May 25 – June 1)

Canada’s Chief Justice blasts the country’s record of ‘cultural genocide’ TORONTO – Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin delivered a speech on May…

Onkwehonwe week in review: May 11-18

Indigenous communities vow to continue opposing energy projects harmful to environment B.C. — First Nations in British Columbia will continue to oppose and reject any…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review (May 4 – 11)

First Nations woman receives justice in sexual discrimination case NOVA SCOTIA – A woman from the Millbrook First Nation received long-overdue justice on Apr. 29…

Ayotzinapa to Ottawa Caravan tours Canada for 43 missing Mexican students

TORONTO — “We want society to take to the streets and demonstrate,and we hope that during those demonstrations, you mention that we are still missing…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review (Apr. 27 – May 4)

Indigenous rights pose a threat to federal government’s agenda OTTAWA – The Guardian has obtained documents from the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, showing the federal…

Indigenous people unite in fight against Chevron

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Indigenous peoples from the North, Central and South American parts of the continent converged in Washington D.C. on Apr. 21 to demand…

Movement demands justice for Ecuador’s indigenous people

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 20, Canadian and Indigenous activists will head to Washington, D.C. to join thousands of demonstrators seeking justice for the indigenous…

Does Canada play a role in Colombia’s ‘social cleansing’?

COLOMBIA – In 2011, Canada signed the controversial Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). It was – and is – controversial because for decades, the indigenous…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review April-8-2015

Ojibway man walking from Victoria to Ottawa VICTORIA – On Saturday, March 28th, an Ojibway man from the Curve Lake First Nation started a five-month…

Demonstrators across the country rally in honour of Cindy Gladue

TORONTO – There is nothing about being an indigenous woman or sex worker that is inherently violent – that was one of the main messages…