Illegal cannabis edibles and the real health risk to children

This past weekend, four children who consumed candy-flavoured cannabis edibles were rushed to hospital. Three of the children were suffering what health officials called a…

Six Nations economic future is at a cross-roads — and it’s not from the pandemic.

Since the launch of the tobacco industry on Six Nations, community members have seen the quality of life in our community improve. From job opportunities…

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…

Over 30 people ask courts to release convicted chid sex offender to Sour Springs longhouse leadership

Trigger Warning: This story discusses child rape and rape apologists. The Gaiwiyo Handsome Lake tradition, which started in the 1850s, has occupied the ceremonial space…

McLaughlin hoax is not a laughing matter

In the latest bizzaro world of pretendian news — a new story is breaking on social media. BethAnn McLaughlin, a former professor at Vanderbilt University…

Zero tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada’s policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the…

Encouraging superstitious belief has hurt us as a people

Superstition doesn’t benefit us in any way. Google defines it as, “excessively credulous belief in and reverence for supernatural beings.” A survey needs to be…

Burning down the house

It’s been said that the best way to understand how something works is by taking it apart. In this case, I suppose one way of…

Agriculture and Haudenosaunee women

The three sisters make their first mentions in the Haudenosaunee Creation Story, left behind in the grave of Sky Woman. In the time period that…

Canada’s unequal health system may make remote Indigenous communities more vulnerable to the coronavirus

By Ann M Seymour, Ph.D. student, Social Work and Indigenous Peoples, Carleton University, The Canadian Press This article was originally published on The Conversation, an…

Health and safety regulations, digitization could expedite return to business

Economists around the world are sending local governments reeling with their analysis of what comes next in the “new normal” of our post-COVID reality. The…

Americans are protesting the pandemic

Canada is flattening the coronavirus curve. With so many parameters, restrictions and lay offs, public health experts say that a graph of positive tests shows…

In History: Spanish Flu pandemic hit Mohawk Institute, Six Nations

BRANTFORD — The last time the entire world was brought to a halt was just a little more than 100-years ago when the Spanish Flu…

Continued rise of the infodemic

We are sort of, kind of, in the midst of what could be called an infodemic. The term can be traced to an article by…

Anger and toilet paper

By Chezney Martin When we protest to protect the lands of our ancestors, they say go ‘back to your reserve.’ When we lock down our…