Know your enemy

It appears that a “perfect storm” is brewing over the PM’s office on Parliament Hill as Haudenosaunee and Anishinabek organizations are pushing back against Bill…

Moving Forward

The robins were singing outside the office Monday morning, they know that change is coming. Spring is unleashing the wonders of rebirth inherent in moving…

Get Informed

Much information is flying around the community at the moment and as usual there is a fair share of misinformation. Misdirection, misinformation, inaccuracy and ignorance…

What Now?

People are unnerved. The Government has put forth a Bill to effectively destroy the economic base of our communities. That Bill is C-10. A meeting…

Divide and Conquer

One of the most effective methods in warfare is to separate the attention of your enemy between many but equally important fronts and then strike…

Rights worth respecting

KAHNAWA:KE - The Iroquois Caucus announced today that they have signed a Declaration unanimously rejecting the Harper government’s proposed First Nations Education Act.

Tackling Bill C-10

The majority of Native people are unaware of the seriously flawed document called Bill C-10 making its way through parliament currently.

Directed Ignorance

The Canadian Government has made a point of informing the public that ignorance of the law is not an excuse for breaking them. One must…

Forever Young

We don’t really know what upsets big oil supporters more. Is it the fact that a major celebrity from their own generation is criticizing the…

The diaspora

We have been people of the Grand River for just over two hundred years now but there are a few problems with our situation.

Being Thankful

The bejewelled branches of the willow tree sparkled like diamonds. All of nature’s Christmas lights shone with a special kind of twinkle and illuminated the…

Dignity

We have seen many instances in which someone has been given the opportunity to act graciously and with dignity only to rebuff the courtesy with…

In praise of a “terrorist”

Nelson Mandela was a man closely connected with his tribal roots and the concerns of indigenous people around the world. His death last week and…

What Do You Want?

We have spoken endlessly about the necessities and cultural essentials of who we are as Haudenesaunee.

Letter to the Editors: Beware of the almighty dollar

Last Thursday I attended a meeting regarding the Erie Ave/Birkett’s Lane development dispute. If the reader is unaware of what is going on then may…