Database tracks missing & murdered women

From 2005-2010, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) were funded by the federal government to compile research for a database on missing and murdered…

New court ruling on injunctions severely limits protection for blockaders

Who has the authority on reservations to protest land development? According to a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada, only the band council…

Two Row Times reporter arrested in Elsipogtog

The circumstances of my arrest on November 26th while covering the Elsipogtog story for the Two Row Times and the Halifax Media Coop is in…

Ongwehowe people reject the First Nations Education Act

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawa:ke issued a statement Monday condemning the Harper Government’s proposed First Nations Education Act.

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…