UN Special Rapporteur welcomed to Winnipeg with Jingle Dress Dance

WINNIPEG – Portage and Main, the busiest intersection in downtown Winnipeg was closed to traffic and instead rang out with jingles, drumming, whoops, and singing…

Six Nations organizes to resist taxation

OHSWEKEN - A group of citizens and business people gathered at the GREAT Theatre last Thursday to take steps towards forming a people’s committee to…

Corn soup: from field to bowl

SIX NATIONS – The Grade 7 class at Emily C. General School is learning the art of white corn preparation for traditional corn soup. Last…

UN Rapporteur concludes his tour of Canada

OTTAWA-UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya concluded his tour of Canada earlier today with a press conference reviewing his findings. Anaya met with federal and provincial…

Shawnee Warrior and leader honoured in Moraviantown

Thousands gathered in Moraviantown and Tecumseh’s monument to celebrate the life and sacrifice of the great Shawnee warrior and leader Tecumseh this past weekend. Tecumseh…

Ontario dragged into Native Burger Stand case

BRANTFORD – The burgers and smokes are still being served up at the Plank Road, One Stop Smoke Shop on Highway #6, near Caledonia. Derek…

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,…