Social media gives support to LGBTQ youth when in-person communities are lacking

Teens today have grown up on the internet, and social media has served as a space where LGBTQ youth in particular can develop their identities.…

My term as Chief Commissioner of the Six Nations Cannabis Commission ended on May 31, 2022.

I was originally appointed under the first version of the cannabis law which put me on the commission for a maximum of three years. I…

The survival of the endangered monarch butterfly depends on conservation beyond borders

By Columba Gonzalez-Duarte The iconic North American monarch butterfly Danaus plexippus plexippus was recently listed in the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species, signalling that…

Opinion or Fact? The Mohawk Nation holds the true title to the Haldimand Tract


Benjamin Doolittle UE The Six Nations Council (SNC) issued a press release claiming that they are the sole real party in interest to land in Haldimand Tract.…

Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

By Iloradanon Efimoff “Don’t you go to school for free?”, “You don’t pay taxes!”, “Do you live in a teepee?” are things Indigenous students have…

Contrary to sensational reporting, Indigenous people aren’t scared of a COVID 19 vaccine

By Veldon Coburn, Assistant Professor, Institute of Indigenous Research and Studies, L’Universite d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa Indigenous people are playing a major role in one of…

Christmas wishes for Six Nations

I have a wish for not only our community, but for everyone in the world. It’s a wish of unity for all of humanity. Ignorance…

Family mental health crisis: Parental depression, anxiety during COVID 19 will affect kids too

By Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen and Leslie E. Roos For most parents, to say the the COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful would be a dramatic understatement. The…

Legacy of Canada’s role in atomic bomb is felt by northern Indigenous community

By Geoffrey Bird As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a little known part of the legacy…

Opinion: More awareness needed around Missing & Murdered Indigenous Men

There are many native women’s agencies all across Canada who have been advocating for the rights of Indigenous women for decades. Each year these agencies…

Provincial governments are setting the stage for more violence against Indigenous Peoples and their lands

By Reem Bahdi, Jillian Rogin, and Sylvia McAdam Recent legal reforms in Alberta and Saskatchewan suggest both provinces could be gearing up for more violence…

Nature has eyes

A beautiful woman once told me that moths are messengers of the dead (more pleasantly put: of the other side, the spirit world). I used…

Indigenous heroes past and present

SIX NATIONS — Over the generations, the people of the Five Nations, now Six Nations, have been known for their social and political insight as…

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

By Joshua Sterlin Our global civilization may be doubting its mastery of the Earth as we temporarily close the shutters on many of our societies…

Coronavirus has sped up Canada’s adoption of telemedicine. Let’s make that change permanent.

By Inderveer Mahal The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how doctors provide health care. This public health crisis has shifted the paradigm on how Canadians access…