Diversity and inclusion are critical to decolonizing Haudenosaunee identity

Human DNA is a fascinating science to explore. Each human has a specific code within their DNA that comes directly from their mother, called maternal…

Voter turnout – federally and nationally

TORONTO — In Ontario — 6,787,042 voters out of 10,386,700 registered electors made it out to the polls. That is 65%. According to Elections Canada…

Six Nations says Liberal fight against compensation for First Nations children a “step backwards”

OHSWEKEN — Six Nations Elected Council issued a statement Monday, reacting to the Liberal government’s announcement they were appealing a decision by the Canadian Human…

Compensation for Indian Day Schools open to former Six Nations, New Credit students

OHSWEKEN — A class action settlement for Canada’s church-and-state run federal Indian Day Schools is open to some former elementary school students at Six Nations…

Haudenosaunee demonstrate a day of action in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Solidarity slowdown and road blocks bring attention to indigenous and human rights violations BRANT/HALDIMAND — Demonstrations were held across Haudenosaunee territory Friday in solidarity with…

Six Nations Election Code review to host final community engagement session

OHSWEKEN — The Six Nations Election Code has been under review by the people of Six Nations of the Grand River over eight months of…

Resilient indigenous in an age of reconciliation

This week the government in Saskatchewan did something profound and important — making the choice to change a derogatory name of lakes in the province…

Ohsweken man alleges systemic racism and prejudice at Waterloo court

KITCHENER — Six Nations businessman Ken Hill has filed a application at the Kitchener Superior Court seeking the judge covering his family law case recuse…

Six Nations men at odds over roles and responsibilities

OHSWEKEN — A collection of letters going back and forth arguing who speaks for the Six Nations Men’s Fire have emerged in the community. The…

Drones a new frontier in search for missing persons

Earlier this year a Niagara area man took the search for his missing daughter to a new level by bringing some drones along. John Simpson’s…

North American Indigenous Games coming to Six Nations with eyes on lacrosse

SIX NATIONS — The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games launches this year with a heavy focus on lacrosse. For the first time in its…

Ceremonies for international conference on indigenous education moving to Six Nations

OHSWEKEN – On July 24, close to 3,000 Indigenous educators will gather at Chiefswood Park to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the World Indigenous Peoples…

This Is What I Was Taught – Breaking Free from Lateral Violence

One of the most empowering things I was taught about when I was on my healing journey was something that professionals call Lateral Violence. This…