Train derailment in Sask. Used By Premier to Call for More Oil Pipelines

Last Wednesday, September 25, a Canadian National Rail train with 17 cars carrying hazardous materials, including flammable petroleum, ethanol, and other chemicals, derailed near Landis,…

AFN Chief Atleo supports resource extraction – but wants respect and better terms

Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, spoke to the Vancouver Board of Trade last week, indicating a willingness to…

Vancouver’s ‘Walk for Reconciliation’ for residential schools attracts tens of thousands

On Sunday, September 22, tens of thousands of people braved the pouring rain in Vancouver on a “Walk for Reconciliation” to mark a week of…

Under pressure: Alberta to conduct hearings into Peace River pollution

After much delay, the Alberta government has finally buckled to public pressure to conduct public hearings into the pollution of the Peace River region, with…

Aboriginal Affairs critic Carolyn Bennett talks with Two Row Times

OTTAWA – The election has not yet been called, but the race is underway nonetheless. The Two Row Times conducted a telephone interview with Federal…

Lakotas face off with white supremacists in Leith, North Dakota

LEITH, North Dakota — On Sunday, September 22nd, Lakotas and Dakotas arrived in Leith, near the Standing Rock Indian Nation, to defend the town from…

“Jaywalking to jail” in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)  – a people’s organization in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver made up of over 2000 drug…

Mi’kmaq warriors arrested in ongoing movement against fracking in New Brunswick

In the latest turn of events in the movement against ‘fracking’ in New Brunswick, Mi’kmaq warriors were swarmed, arrested, and charged by the RCMP for…

Wendat Nation buries grave-robbed remains of 1,760 ancestors

Any people would be horrified to think of the remains of their ancestors totalling a large part of their nation to have been stolen from…

25 years after Manitoba’s report on root-causes of crime, native incarceration rates have skyrocketed

Twenty-five years after the “Report of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba” enumerated its root causes of crime in Indigenous communities – poverty, lack of…

Treaty 3 Grassroots Citizens Coalition leads “Toonie Walk for Loonie Justice”

The Treaty 3 Grassroots Citizens Coalition, joined by off-reserve members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen no.258, are walking to demand accountability from First Nations…

New Coastal First Nations Campaign Takes Aim at Bear Trophy Hunting

Coastal First Nations, an alliance of Wuikinuxv, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Nuxalk, Gitga’at, Metlakatla, Old Massett, Skidegate, and the Council of the Haida Nation issued a ban…

Scarborough’s West Hill United Church Calls on Canada to respect the treaty relationships

The First Nations Study Group at West Hill United Church in Scarborough recently launched a Petition to the House of Commons to draw attention to…

Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences on the Passing of Carol Sanderson

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn Ain-chut Atleo today offered condolences to the family, friends and citizens of Sturgeon Lake…