• Snow Snake, the winter medicine

    Snow Snake, the winter medicine

    SIX NATIONS — Last Thursday, the Six Nations Schools District Snow Snake Tournament took place at I.L. Thomas Elementary School after constructing the lane as a community effort. Youth of all elementary ages and genders were able to partake in competing in the ancestral winter game played traditionally by men of the Haudenosaunee. On the

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  • Outdoor sports enthusiasts challenged in The Radicals

    Outdoor sports enthusiasts challenged in The Radicals

    Released in fall of 2018, The Radicals pairs itself with breathtaking cinematography and immersive storytelling as a documentary film that follows four snowboarders and surfers reaching out to indigenous communities as they become stewards for the environments in which their sports find home. By enjoying and appreciating their natural surroundings, these awakened athletes introduce the

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  • Clear shoe ins for the Women’s ALL Cup

    Clear shoe ins for the Women’s ALL Cup

    SIX NATIONS — Another Saturday of women’s box lacrosse took place at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena this past Saturday, as the usual four teams endured match ups throughout the later part of the day. Although unscheduled online, the games brought together the Lady Snipers, River Wolves, Shockwave and Steelhawks for great showings of practice as

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  • Six Nations Victims’ Families Relieved by Arrests and Asking for Privacy

    Six Nations Victims’ Families Relieved by Arrests and Asking for Privacy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2019 Ohsweken, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Six Nations Police announced today the arrests of persons charged with the murders of three Six Nations members: Melissa Miller, Alan Porter and Michael Jamieson. The families of the murder victims would like to express their sincere gratitude to

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  • Two men in Brantford court facing murder charges ahead of OPP update on triple homicide

    Two men in Brantford court facing murder charges ahead of OPP update on triple homicide

    OPP say they have new information to share in the triple homicide investigation in to the deaths of Melissa Miller, Alan Porter and Micheal Jamieson. CTV News is reporting that two men appeared in Brantford Court today facing a number of murder charges; Nicholas Shipman and Thomas Bomberry. OPP have not confirmed if the two

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  • Rally calls for culture fund to be reinstated

    Rally calls for culture fund to be reinstated

    TORONTO — It was a cold but powerful gathering outside Queen’s Park in Toronto where hundreds rallied to push Ford’s PC government to reinstate the Indigenous Culture Fund. The rally was organized in response to the Ontario government drastically reducing the funding for the fund from $5 million to $2.75 million and putting the program

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  • Iroquois Lodge

    Iroquois Lodge

    OHSWEKEN — Last Thursday, Kenny and Sonya Sault performed with an ensemble for the elders at the Iroquois Lodge. The duo took to Facebook after the performance to voice their appreciation for the opportunity: “one of our greatest honours is singing for the elders of our community. Lots of toes tapping and a lot of

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  • Saskatchewan First Nation files claim in court over cannabis dispensary

    Saskatchewan First Nation files claim in court over cannabis dispensary

    REGINA — A First Nation operating a cannabis dispensary without a provincial permit has laid the groundwork for taking the federal and Saskatchewan governments to court. The Muscowpetung First Nation filed a statement of claim in Regina Court of Queen’s Bench on Nov. 16, the same week the band opened a pot shop on its

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  • Liberals table ‘historic’ Indigenous child welfare bill

    Liberals table ‘historic’ Indigenous child welfare bill

    OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has tabled its promised child welfare legislation aimed at stopping the over-representation of Indigenous children in foster care. The bill emphasizes the need for the child welfare system to promote more preventative care and support for families instead of apprehending Indigenous children from their mothers. Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan

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  • B.C. First Nation near pipeline explosion files lawsuit against Enbridge

    B.C. First Nation near pipeline explosion files lawsuit against Enbridge

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — A British Columbia First Nation near the explosion of a natural gas transmission pipeline owned by Enbridge has filed a lawsuit against the energy company. Chief Dominic Frederick of Lheidli T’enneh First Nation near Prince George said their B.C. Supreme Court civil lawsuit asks for a permanent injunction preventing Enbridge from

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