First Nations Education Act ‘colonial’, says Madahbee

After decades of under-funding to First Nations schools – with high dropout rates and an epidemic of youth suicide that can’t be disassociated with the…

Ontario’s shale-gas: The next ‘fracking’ frontier?

With the consciousness of people in Canada taken up a notch on the issue of “fracking” by the Mi’kmaq-led resistance in New Brunswick, it’s only…

National Indigenous Writers Working Group Formed

VANCOUVER – Who better to define and lead a national indigenous writers union than indigenous writers themselves? Its hard to believe, with the number of…

Are GMO’s infecting Six Nations crops?

While Sagoyehsahta was tending his cornfields this year he noticed something grotesque. His white corn crops were coming in deformed. The gnarly cobs have been…

Make a difference, Recycle

SIX NATIONS — Last Monday, A.W. First Nations Recycling began pick ups of household trash for recycling from Six Nations resident in what owners Mark…

Idle No More co-founder Sylvia McAdam visits Six Nations

Sylvia McAdam, one of the four founding women of the Idle No More movement, was at Six Nations this past weekend touring the community. “The…

Birkett Lane development sets Mohawks against Mohawks

BRANTFORD — For the eighth time in recent years, construction on Erie Ave at Birkett Lane was halted this Monday. But this time, rather than…

New community group expresses COURAGE

A new community group – “Courage Offering Understanding Raising Aspirations Gaining Empowerment” or COURAGE for short – has been formed in Six Nations. The group…

MOHAWK NATION AT KAHNAWÀ:KE STAND IN SUPPORT OF MI’KMAQ PROTEST AGAINST HYDRO-FRACKING

Kenténha (October) 17, 2013 – The Mohawk Nation at Kahnawà:ke – People of the Longhouse – is horrified by the recent RCMP attack of indigenous protesters…

Akwesasne reacts to New Brunswick Mi’kmaq encampment attack by RCMP

AKWESASNE – Word of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raid on an Onkwehon:we encampment in Rexton, New Brunswick reached Akwesasne this past week and…

Southgate rezoning for ‘sludge’ plant at headwaters of the Grand

Since February 2013 Lystek International has been shipping Toronto’s sewage waste – what’s generally known as “sludge” – to Dundalk, Ontario, to be processed into…

Inventor John Kearns on Six Nations’ new disintegrator

SIX NATIONS – “The world has a problem with waste and I have a solution. It’s as simple as that,” says John Kearns, a pleasant, down…

RCMP Mum on Amount of Police Deployed in Elsipogtog Raid

Many questions remain, but what is clear is that on the morning October 17th the RCMP moved in on a peaceful protest against SWN -…

Message to Elsipogtog, from Kahnesatake

Support has come for the Elsipogtog First Nation from across Canada today. Ellen Gabriel of Kanehsatake released a video to support the people of Elsipogtog.…

RCMP have invaded the peaceful blockade at the Elsipogtog Shale Gas protest

RCMP have invaded the peaceful blockade at the Elsipogtog Shale Gas protest. Warriors from across the country are calling for sacred fires to be lit…