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    Ohsweken Tim Hortons robbed

    OHSWEKEN —The Ohsweken Tim Hortons was robbed at approximately 1:20 AM Thursday, March 23. Six Nations Police say a man walked through the door and handed the employee a note which stated that this is a robbery and that he had a gun. The employee gave the suspect the...
  • The Right to Be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier, one of the books in this year’s Canada Reads competition. The novel is being defended by Chantal Kreviazuk, platinum seller singer/songwriter.

    Canada Reads 2017 underway this week

    What is the one book Canadians need to read? That’s the question behind the CBC’s annual “battle of the books” competition Canada Reads, which kicked off on Monday. The competition pits five novels written by Canadian authors against one another during a weeklong debate from March 27 to March...
  • Levi General "Deskaheh" spent himself defending Six Nations rights on the international stage in the early 20th century. Submitted photo

    How England and Canada worked against Six Nations

    SIX NATIONS – In Part No. 2 of our series, “The Remarkable Life and Times of Deskaheh” we take a closer look at Cayuga Chief Levi “Deskaheh” General. We trace correspondence through documents housed in the Archives of Canada, as well as personal letters to and from the Chief...
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    Think before you post

    HALDIMAND – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment is reminding the public to “think before you post” after a social media post intended as “a joke” caused alarm and concern for staff and students at Mackinnon Park Secondary School in Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ont. On Monday March 20,...
  • Twenty-seven-year-old Peter Khill is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Jon Styres, 29, of Ohsweken. Submitted photo

    Preliminary hearings finish up

    After a week of hearing from witnesses, preliminary hearings are clueing up for the case against Peter Khill, the 27-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of 29-year-old Jon Styres in February 2016. Two more court dates are set for Khill—May 31 and June 2,...
  • Advocates for water preservation and long-term ecosystem sustainability gathered to experience the many presenters within the G.R.E.A.T. Boardroom—from the value of life and water to protecting individual rights to clean water. Photo By Chezney Martin

    Plans to protect water on National Water Day

    OHSWEKEN – For National Water Day on Wednesday, March 22, advocates for the preservation of water and aquifers alike gathered within the board room of the G.R.E.A.T Building at the request of Dr. Dawn Hill and her children Makasa and Cody Looking Horse to hear ideas and traditional teachings....
  • : (from left) Frankie Warner, Elizabeth Doxtater, Kaya Hill, Imani Mitten, Kendall Jacobs
and Falen Johnson pose shortly after the Group of Six presented their own personal stories of how they came together and some anecdotes of their lives. Photo by Chezney Martin

    Woodland opens the Voices Yet to Come

    BRANTFORD – Four members of the art group The Group of Six came to the Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford to present personal stories alongside Visual Artist Elizabeth Doxtater and Playwrite Falen Johnson on Saturday, March 25. Young Artists Kendall Jacobs, Kaya Hill, Imani Mitten and Frankie Warner told...
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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...
  • Preliminary hearings for Peter Khill begin

    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...
  • 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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