Bell Let’s Talk, to your plants

It is Bell Let’s Talk Day today meaning it is time to remind ourselves again of the importance of talking about mental health throughout the…

How community engaged archaeology can be a pathway to reconciliation

By Dana Lepofsky, Christine Roberts, and Sean Markey We are standing in a circle on an expansive beach in front of an ancient rock-walled fish-trap…

How community engaged archaeology can be a pathway to reconciliation

By Dana Lepofsky, Christine Roberts, and Sean Markey We are standing in a circle on an expansive beach in front of an ancient rock-walled fish-trap…

I can’t believe I ran a marathon

Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 was the culmination of two years of running. When the pandemic officially began in March 2020, I quit my 20-year-old, pack-a-day…

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…