GREAT to host Community Leadership Program

The Six Nations Women of the Grand River project, funded by Grand River Employment & Training will be hosting an upcoming Community Leadership Program.

Chemical disaster creates total chaos

CHARLESTON, WV: A chemical spill last Wednesday in the Elk River put the capital city of West Virginia into disaster.

Six Nations sends language delegation to Hawai

The Six Nations Language Commission (SNLC) is sending a delegation of 16 people, mostly Instructors and Program staff, to Hawaii University in Hilo, Hawaii for…

Birthing Center celebrates first baby of the New Year

About 15 staff, family and friends gathered at The Birthing Center on Six Nations Friday afternoon to celebrate the center’s first baby of the New…

Last monolingual Chickasaw Speaker Passes Away

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has announced the death of Emily Johnson Dickerson, 93, who spoke only Chickasaw her entire life.

Aboriginal Persons’ Court opens for business

The Ontario Court of Justice in Brantford was packed Tuesday morning as the new Aboriginal Persons’ Court (APC) held their open ceremonies. The

Troubled First Nation changes its name

MASKWACIS – Hobbema, Alberta, one of Canada’s most crime-ridden and troubled First Nations formally changed its name, effective January 1st.

Dechinta Bush University: Education in the North

Started in 2008 on traditional Dene territory (Yellowknife), at Dechinta University, students learn about self-determination and the land.

St. Andrew’s wants Thorold Blackhawks logo changed

In a statement issued to Thorold Blackhawks owners, Ralph Sacco and Tony Gigliotti, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Thorold expressed their concerns regarding the refusal…

Idle No More: the indigenous news event of 2013

From an Onkwehon:we perspective, there are few more important stories in 2013 than the rise to prominence of the Idle No More movement.

Mother Nature still has her touch!

Mother Nature reminded us last weekend that she’s still the boss. Freezing rain set in last Saturday and continued throughout the night leaving hundreds of…

What new court ruling on prostitution laws mean for First Nations women

For years, women’s advocacy groups, sex trade workers and their supporters have been lobbying and fighting the government to change the laws surrounding prostitution.

Local grassroots youth group question Enbridge pipeline

NEW CREDIT - Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc (Enbridge) sent representatives to the New Credit Community Centre, Wednesday, to answer questions regarding the proposed Line 11…

Justice for Levi

On June 24, 2009, Levi Schaeffer, 30 years old, was fatally shot by an Ontario Provincial Police officer. Since then, Levi’s mother, Ruth has been…

Justice Denied to Children Tortured at St. Anne’s Residential School

Between 1936 and 1984, the St. Anne’s Residential School near James Bay, Ontario was run under the authority of the Catholic Church. For decades, victims…