New Personal Services Support Worker program at Polytechnic

SIX NATIONS – Representatives from various educational program partners met at Six Nations Polytechnic to discuss, amongst other things, the new funding being made available for…

Mohawk Workers may have helped bring UN to investigate Canada

SIX NATIONS – A delegation of Mohawk Workers have been invited to Ottawa by Special Rapporteur James Anaya to discuss in greater detail matters earlier…

“FRACK OFF!” Elsipogtog First Nation announces major land reclamation in ongoing anti-fracking struggle

After months of arrests and mounting resistance against shale gas exploration in New Brunswick on Mi’kmaq territory, the anti-fracking movement upped the ante this past…

TWO ROW AT THE HAGUE

The Two Row Wampum (first made between the Haudenosaunee and the Dutch 400 years ago) as well as the United Nation Declaration on the Rights…

Walking With Our Sisters Memorial opens in Edmonton

EDMONTON – When Metis artist Christi Belcourt heard about the disappearance of a number of indigenous women in her area, she was overwhelmed with emotion.…

Peaceful Rally in Hagersville for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

The Second Annual Never to be Forgotten Rally was held Monday evening in Hagersville. About 50 people gathered peacefully at the stoplights on Main Street…

Full Rainbow Frames Idle No More-Toronto’s Unity in Action Gathering

TORONTO – On the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763, on October 7, the Idle No More movement took to the streets in…

Counties agree to fight contraband cigarette trafficking

Four New York county district attorneys announced an agreement to fight cigarette trafficking. The agreement was negotiated with Ohio-based R + L Carriers trucking company.…

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,…

Into the Pipeline, Down the rabbit hole

BRANTFORD - On September 25th-26th, 2013 Enbridge Pipelines conducted a full-scale exercise simulating a pipeline rupture, an oil breach scenario that would see around 4,400…

Walk Against Violence brings community together in Peace

OHSWEKEN – Six Nations Walk Against Violence Participants walked through the Six Nations community from all four directions, ending at Veteran’s Park, Ohsweken for free burgers…

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…

Canada Court Watch speaks about parental rights and CAS

OHSWEKEN, ON – Nearly a hundred people gathered at the community hall last week to hear guest lecturer Vernon Beck address parent’s right when dealing…

Six Nations urged to stand united against taxation

SIX NATIONS – There have been many calls to unity for the people of Six Nations since the original formation of League of Five Nations,…

Youth talking to Youth

OHSWEKEN – Following the Walk Against Violence through Six Nations, a video booth was set up to video tape Six Nations young people talking about any…