SWN awarded injunction against “protesters”

SWN was awarded an injunction earlier today preventing “protesters” from blocking thumper trucks pathways, and allowing the company to return to unceded Mikmaq territory to…

Obama pays lip service to “covenant chain” at Tribal Nations Conference, but “pummeled” behind the scenes

Since coming to office, the Obama administration has perhaps done more than any that has come before it to keep up appearances of good relations…

Nisga’a first to privatize reserve land

NLast week, the Nisga’a Nation in northwestern B.C. became the first First Nation in Canada to introduce private property, when the community’s land registrar signed…

First Nations Finance Authority will begin selling their debt

First Nations bands and governments who are party to the First Nations Finance Authority are about to make a sell-off of between $100-150 million of…

Polish the silver covenant chain of friendship

November, 11th 2013 marked the 219th Anniversary of the Canandaigua Treaty. It is also known as the Pickering Treaty or the George Washington Covenant.

Leaky B.C. pipeline being quietly dealt with

News hasn’t been the only thing “leaking” this week for American pipeline giant Kinder Morgan. The energy company is reported to be in the process…

Feds spending record-breaking dollars on litigating Onkwehon:we land claims

A new article from the Law Times revealed that by far the largest spending on legal battles by the Canadian government is taking place in…

Federal legislation robs tens of thousands of their rights

SIMCOE – A twenty-five-year-old Ojibwa mother of two, Heather Harnois, finds herself neither an Indian or a Canadian after being denied a social insurance number,…

New Brunswick opposition to fracking continues

Despite the vicious RCMP-led raid which culminated in the arrests of 40 people - four of whom have still not been released since October 17th…

Patrick Brazeau and violence against Indigenous women

Senator Patrick Brazeau, 38, who is being investigated by the RCMP over allegations of breach of trust over his housing and expense claims, and faces…

The Eagle and the Condor meet in Mexico

TLAHUITOLTEPEC, MEXICO – Two Row Times circulation director Lucho Granados Ceja recently returned from a summit of Indigenous Communications held in Tlahuitoltepec, in the Sierra…

Noam Chomsky: Indigenous people “are the ones taking the lead in trying to protect all of us”

MONTREAL - Noam Chomsky, the celebrated 85-year old American linguist, peace activist and social critic who is the author of more than one hundred books…

Mi’kmaq arrestees denied bail, facing large array of charges

Rexton, New Brunswick – Since the RCMP’s vicious pre-dawn raid of the anti-shale gas encampment in Rexton on October 17th, there has been a certain…

National Indigenous Writers Working Group Formed

VANCOUVER – Who better to define and lead a national indigenous writers union than indigenous writers themselves? Its hard to believe, with the number of…

RCMP Mum on Amount of Police Deployed in Elsipogtog Raid

Many questions remain, but what is clear is that on the morning October 17th the RCMP moved in on a peaceful protest against SWN -…