Public awaits Tribunal’s decision regarding inequities in child welfare

OTTAWA – A ruling for the case against how the Canadian government handles funding for child welfare services to First Nations children on reserves is…

Traditional healer faces sexual assault charge

HAMILTON — Walter Cooke, a traditional healer who worked at a health centre in Hamilton has been charged with sexual assault. A female patient told…

Honorariums, McClung project discussed at Confederacy Council

OHSWEKEN – With the Wampum laid at 10:40 a.m., the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council (HCCC) officially started. On Saturday, Chief Allan McNaughton told the other…

Sodexo supplies shelter with donations

OHSWEKEN – Sometimes all it takes is a small team with big hearts to start a chain of reactions that can make a difference within…

Local woman fundraising for Miss Indian World

OHSWEKEN — Chezney Martin wants three things. To be a role model for girls across North America, to highlight her community’s great triumphs and to be…

Mac students lead health conference

HAMILTON – Did you know that Indigenous people are Canada’s fastest growing population? Also, did you know that only one quarter of the First Nations…

Government launches survey seeking input on MMIW inquiry

OTTAWA – The public will now have a say in how the Liberal government will design the inquiry into the missing and murdered Indigenous women…

Local volunteer Alex Martin builds essential skills at Six Nations Community Food Bank

OHSWEKEN – If you ask people what their dream job is, you may be hard-pressed to find someone as excited about working in a grocery…

Suicide prevention discussed at Rekindling Our Fires dinner

OHSWEKEN – Laurie A. Hill says that suicide is a desperate act by someone in great pain who feels they have no other options –…

Child welfare group seeks to heal families

OHSWEKEN — O Gwadeni:deo is committed to help the community re-establish its role of protecting their own children. “We want to find alternative ways within…

Historic voter turnout at New Credit election

NEW CREDIT — R. Stacey LaForme is New Credit’s chief, having won 322 of the 504 votes for chief at the election on December 12.…

Local hunter warns community of deer thieves

OHSWEKEN — “If it was a family that was in poverty and needed meat, we would have given them a deer,” said Ron Thomas Jr.,…

Permit to dump unknown materials on Johnson land not approved at council

SIX NATIONS — The temperature in council chambers likely increased by a few degrees last night when Men’s Fire challenged Earl Johnson’s request for a…

SNC Food bank receives big donation

OHSWEKEN – The Six Nations Community Food Bank (SNCFB) received a large donation last week. The SNCFB has been a blessing for people in the…

Bringing peace amid annual deer hunt protests

THOROLD – Celeste Smith, like everyone else, has an identity. She is part of the Haudenosaunee people and has a family whom she shares culture…