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…

Haldimand Quilters Guild were on hand to showcase the beautiful handcrafted quilt

Members of the Haldimand Quilters Guild were on hand to showcase the beautiful handcrafted quilt they are donating to the West Haldimand Hospital Foundation Auction.…

Long Awaited Water Treatment Plant Opens

SIX NATIONS — After years of empty promises from various levels of government, unforeseen delays, protests, controversy over a protected species of fish, and damage…

Sounds good, but will Kearns’ disintegrator work?

SIX NATIONS – When inventor John Kearns accepted the challenge of cleaning up Six Nations’ overflowing landfill site, he also accepted an even bigger challenge…

Remembering an Ongwehowe Soldier – Lloyd Clifford Curley

When Tesha Emarthale’s aunt handed her a bundle of her great-grandfathers belongings, she only had a small picture of who he was. “For me prior…

Mohawks face-off on Erie Ave over land conveyance

BRANTFORD – There was another clash of ideals on Erie Ave Monday when members of the Mens Fire, HDI director Hazel Hill, the Mohawk Workers…

Brantford museum honours Onkwehon:we warrior allies

BRANTFORD – The Canadian Military Heritage Museum in Brantford has a great display section dedicated to the Onkwehon:we allied warriors from the American Revolution to…

Two Tyendinaga residents honoured for language revitalization

Thotharatye Joe Brant and Tewateronhiakhwa Mina Beauvais, both Mohawks living in Tyendinaga, were awarded the Language Passion Award and Lifetime Achievement, respectively, at the 2013…

Two Row Wampum unites NYS opposition to fracking

As early as 2007, the Onondaga Nation began understanding the repercussions of hydrofracking, a method of extracting methane gas from deep shale formations and warned…

U.S. Supreme Court Says “No” to Onondaga Land Rights

On October 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the Onondaga Land Rights appeal. This shameful decision closes the door on the…

Federal criminal case highlights Akwesasne money laundering and informant network

SYRACUSE – The federal criminal case against William D. Humphries has now begun in Syracuse, New York. The South Carolina tobacco farmer is accused of…

The gift of medicine

Cody Jamieson and Craig Point were at the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre this week to hand out free lacrosse sticks to indigenous youth. The sticks…

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…