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    Indspire to launch youth laureate cross Canada Ttour

    By ahnationtalk OHSWEKEN – To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada established the Canada 150 Fund—selecting a few Canadian signature projects from thousands of applicants to participate in celebrations across Canada and to showcase events that are unique to the selected organizations. Indspire was selected for...
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    Preliminary hearings for Peter Khill begin

    HAMILTON – A preliminary hearing began Tuesday for a 27-year-old Glanbrook man charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of 29-year-old Jon Styres of Ohsweken in February 2016. A publication ban prevents evidences presented in court to be printed until after the trial is complete. The accused, 27-year-old...
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    DAPL Protestors March in Washington, D.C.

    DAPL Protestors March in Washington, D.C. By Chezney Martin WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two weeks have passed since federal law enforcement removed DAPL protesters from the Oceti Sakowin campsite in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. While only a week ago the Los Angeles Times released notice that oil could begin flowing...
  • Staff and members of the Six Nations Supported Employment program (SNSE) at Community Living celebrated with Cindy Lalonde last week for having reached the 20-year milestone of working at Community Living Six Nations (Ronatahskats). Staff congratulated Lalonde with short speeches, plaques, a homemade card, a great home-cooked lunch and a gift that is still on its way. Photo by Jayson Koblun

    Celebrating 20 years with Community Living

    OHSWEKEN – Cindy Lalonde reached the 20-year milestone of working at Community Living Six Nations (Ronatahskats) last month. She celebrated with staff and friends last week. “We wanted to show Cindy that we appreciate her years of service here,” said Joel Jamieson, employment consultant for Community Living Six Nations....
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    Enbridge seeking injunction against HDI employees

    HAMILTON – The past and the present have clashed again as two Six Nations, men who are affiliated with the Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI), have challenged their right for hunting and fishing on Haudenosaunee land, as outlined by the Nanfan Treaty of 1701. To exercise their treaty rights, Wayne...
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    HCCC has hired lawyers before

    SIX NATIONS ­– In a recent response to questions regarding his work here at Six Nations, HDI lawyer Aaron Detlor stated that he does not, in fact, work for the HCCC at all, but rather the Haudenosaunee Development Instituted, which answers to the HCCC. Sounds like lawyer-speak, but he...
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    Six Nations woman on wait for new lungs

    By Victor Martisius What defines strength? In some instances strength is defined by physical ability, but Six Nations resident Jessica Henhawk is proving that sometimes having strength means more than what you can lift. Holding her head high at the Toronto General Hospital, Jessica patiently awaits her second lung...
  • County of Brant Mayor Ron Eddy and new Six Nations elected Chief Ava Hill have a casual conversation in front of a copy of the Haldimand Deed before a joint councils meeting between Six Nations and Brant councils a few years ago. Photo by Jim Windle

    Johnson Settlement is still Six Nations land

      BRANTFORD – How did the Johnson Settlement Tract get into the hands of Brantford? That is a question that was not talked about much when Brant and Brantford were wrestling over boundary adjustments that include a large portion of the Johnson Settlement lands. Of all the land claims...
  • A delegation from the Six Nations Agricultural Society presented to SNEC on Tuesday night. From left to right: Dakota Brant, Michelle Bomberry, Rachel Hill. Photo by Jayson Koblun

    Fall Fair back to September?

    OHSWEKEN – The Six Nations Fair, or, Fall Fair, has been held in late August for the past few years and some community members are hoping to see it moved back to it’s original dates—the first week of September. A delegation from the Six Nations Agricultural Society, the organization...
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    Amos Key presents at Laurier University

    BRANTFORD – The Wilfred Laurier University’s Research and Academic Centre opened it’s doors to those wishing to hear Director of Languages at the Woodland Cultural Centre Amos Key Jr. speak on the dark history of Canada’s residential schools on Wednesday, March 1. As Key has been an advocate for...
  • Tiffany Wong (left) and Michael Wong (right) enjoying a free latte at this year’s Hamilton Coffee Festival. Photo by Jayson Koblun

    Hamilton hipsters ‘espresso’ themselves at festival

    HAMILTON – From French Press to Chemex, Cold Brew to Standard Drip, there was a type of coffee for all coffee drinkers in Hamilton to enjoy at this year’s Hamilton Coffee Fair. Hundreds of Hamiltonians and visitors came to experience the fair downtown Hamilton on Sunday, March 5 at...
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    Elected Chief Hill says Ontario Fair Hydro Plan a step towards reconcilliation

    TORONTO — First Nation leaders say the announcement from Premier Kathleen Wynne committing to eliminate hydro delivery charges for on-reserve citizens, among other benefits, will provide significant financial relief to First Nation communities while strengthening the Political Accord between the Province and First Nations. “Each one of our community...
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