Onkwehonwe Week in Review: May 25, 2016

Prospect of development on disputed land prompts concern from Mohawks in Kanesatake A municipal bylaw, which allows for the development of 400 homes between Oka…

Onkwehonwe week in review: May 18 2016

Indigenous artists reclaiming space with Ogima Mikana project   Recently in Toronto, a billboard popped up at the intersection of Queen and Noble. It wasn’t…

Onkwehon:we week in Review, May 11 2016

First Nations in Alberta are helping Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees As wildfires ravage the small city of Fort McMurray, mandatory evacuations were issued. This created…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review April 20 2016

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould calls for an end to the Indian Act During an emergency debate, held last Tuesday in the House of Commons in…

Onkwehon:we Week in Review: April 6 2016

First spelling bee for First Nations kids held in Saskatchewan   On April 8, 2016, 148 Indigenous students from 21 different First Nations across Saskatchewan…

Onkwehon:we week in Review: March 30th 2016

Indigenous language immersion houses popping up across the country Onaman Collective, an arts based group, has been busy helping to rejuvenate Indigenous language through immersion…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: March 23

Justice Murray Sinclair accepts appointment to Canadian Senate Appointed by the Liberal government on March 18, Justice Murray Sinclair accepted his “sacred” appointment to the…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review (March. 2 – March 9)

Chief confronted over medicine pouch by airport security The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is facing controversy over two separate debacles regarding sacred items belonging…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: Week of January 13

RCMP confiscate moose meat from hunters in Pine Creek FN PINE CREEK FIRST NATION, SK – On Dec. 15, 2015, Indigenous hunters from Pine Creek…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review

Blood Reserve grapples with epidemic of Fentanyl addiction Blood Reserve, Alberta – The community seems idyllic, set amongst the Rocky Mountains, but the Blood reserve…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: Week of December 16

Enbridge’s Line 9B manually shut down by activists Despite ongoing conflict about the constitutional legalities of running a pipeline carrying crude oil through indigenous territories,…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: Week of November 18

By Danielle Boissoneau Kahnawake Survival School stages walkout in protest of Montreal’s raw sewage dump The third largest waste facility in the world was shut…

Onkwehonwe Week In Review: Week of October 28, 2015

Kahnawake Mohawks Block Train Tracks On October 22, 2015, a group known as Kahtihon’tia:kweniyo or Protectors of the St. Lawrence River, blocked CN Rail traffic…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: Week of October 21, 2015

Ballots Run Out in 2 First Nation Polling Stations On October 19, polling stations across the country opened for the final day of voting in…

Onkwehonwe Week in Review: Week of October 14

Inquest into 7 First Nations Students Deaths Heard in Thunder Bay Between 2000 and 2011, seven First Nations students, who were attending school in Thunder…

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