Members of Mi’kmaq Warrior Society Swarmed by RCMP in Moncton in Ongoing Struggle Against Fracking

On September 11, 2013, members of the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society, “the Homeland Security of the Mi’kmaq Nation,” were tailed throughout Moncton, New Brunswick just before…

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…

Recent international law enforcement operation near Akwesasne raises longstanding Onkwehon:we concerns

On Thursday September 5, 2013, United States Attorney Richard Hartunian (Northern District of New York), surrounded by the police chiefs of the Oneida Indian Nation…

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…

Two Row Renewal event coming to the Grand River

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Two Row Wampum Treaty struck between the Haudenosaunee and Dutch visitors in 1613. To commemorate that agreement…

New Tonto biography remembers Jay Silverheals

The same week the new Lone Ranger film, featuring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp was released in the theatres, a new biography on Jay Silverheels…

New Credit creating its own Matrimonial Real Property law

The Mississauga’s of the New Credit are seeking input from their members to design and codify a binding Matrimonial Real Property bylaw for that community. In a…

Burger stand closure could open more than expected

Toronto lawyer , Katherine Hensel and co-council, Six Nations own Bev Jacobs, were in Cayuga Court last week defending Derek Sandy and Nolan Hill who…

Behind the scenes of the Mohawk land deal

There has been much talk, fear mongering, unrealistic anticipation and misunderstanding about an agreement proposed between King and Benton Development Corp under the name of…

Keely Walk, Run or Bike event raises thousands

OHSWEKEN – The sky above Six Nations was red and pink Saturday morning at 11 o’clock as the 2nd Annual 10K for Keely Run, Walk, or…

Canadian Border Security Agency human rights tribunal meets again for Onkwehon:we harassment investigation.

The human rights tribunal involving the CBSA Cornwall port of entry treatment of then-pregnant Akwesasne resident Teiohontathe Fallan Davis in 2005 resumed after a break…

Akwesasne International Pow-Wow – September 7th and 8th, 2013

The A’nowara’ko:wa Arena in Kawehnoke (Cornwall Island), located across the St. Lawrence River from Cornwall Ontario, will be the scene of the 2013 Akwesasne International…

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…

Toad has her day in court.

The sun was shining as Theresa “Toad” Jamieson emerged from the Cayuga courthouse Wednesday afternoon smiling and looking to the sky saying Nya:wah. That morning…