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…

Redefining The Meaning of A Drive By

It’s been about three weeks now that Ontario leaders and health officials alike have made strides to cut down on the spread of Covid-19, including…

Where is the financial safety net for Six Nations businesses?

Six Nations is facing a situation we have never confronted in all of history. A pandemic of unknown duration has forced the shut down of…

Are you using proper cleaning techniques during COVID-19?

Here are the latest tips and recommendations from the CDC and Public Health Agency of Canada on how to properly clean and disinfect your living spaces…

Where did the Canadian society come from?

Who does Canada really think it is, no, really, I would like to know. Who are they, and where did they come from. After the…