Healthy Roots participant spotlight: Kitty R. Lynn

Kitty R. Lynn is, without a doubt, an idea person on a mission. A lifelong agriculturalist who currently works as a grower at Our Sustenance…

Federal government ends compliance measures outlined in First Nations Financial Transparency Act

OTTAWA – Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett has announced that the federal government is putting a stop to controversial compliance measures laid…

Families meet with government officials as first phase of MMIW inquiry begins

OTTAWA – Family members of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls met with government officials early Friday morning at an Ottawa hotel to begin…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: Week of December 16

Enbridge’s Line 9B manually shut down by activists Despite ongoing conflict about the constitutional legalities of running a pipeline carrying crude oil through indigenous territories,…

Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases final report

OTTAWA – It weighs 11 kilograms, consists of seven volumes and 3,766 pages, but the true weight of the final Truth and Reconciliation Commission report…

Alleged Killer of Tina Fontaine – Raymond Joseph Cormier, 53, charged with murder

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Police announced in a press release on Friday afternoon that 53-year-old Raymond Joseph Cormier, formerly of New Brunswick, has been charged with…

Six Nations Community Food Bank launches holiday fundraising drive

OHSWEKEN – Charley Hill motions towards a monthly list of donations needed at the Six Nations Community Food Bank. “December is coming up. Baby food,…

Taking Aim for Men’s Health

OTTERVILLE ON – Grey skies gave way to sunshine and balmy temperatures as 80 eager participants joined the Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative for their…

Daniel David Moses receives 2015 Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award

Author Daniel David Moses has dedicated over 30 years of his life to the arts. Since 1979, he has written 13 published or produced plays,…

Healthy Roots wraps up with finale event

OHSWEKEN – A selection of artfully-prepared local appetizers, a silent auction, and a featured workshop on Seed Renewables will wrap up the second instalment of…