Ontario’s scary proposal to streamline environmental permissions must be stopped

  Ontario’s proposal to “streamline” environmental permissions is a thinly veiled attempt to further privatize and/or abolish what should be public services.   Citizens are…

Haudenosaunee deserves a lacrosse team of its own at the 2028 Olympics

They call it the “medicine game,” which is a bit of a misnomer because lacrosse is more than just a game to the Haudenosaunee people.…

How to help STEM students fulfill their potential

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classes are now integral components of students’ educations. Increasingly students are drawn to STEM education, including pursuing STEM pathways…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Exhibit features stolen Kainai children’s stories of resilience on Treaty 7 lands

In Canada, when we talk about truth and reconciliation we have a tendency to focus on the Indian residential school system (IRS). While engaging with…

Quebec’s cultural awareness training makes flawed assumptions that do not prioritize the safety of Indigenous people

By Marie-Claude Tremblay, Alex M. McComber and Georgia Limniatis   Quebec’s Minister Responsible for Relations with the First Nations and the Inuit, Ian Lafreniere, recently…

Two Row Times files motion to stay libel claim from HDI

In 1991, the HCCC publicly declared they were asserting eight points of sovereign jurisdiction over Haudenosaunee affairs: among them the jurisdiction over The Great Law…

Oppenheimer, the Manhattan Project and a Six Nations Connection

By Don Lynch From the U.S. Department of Energy: “The Manhattan Project and the devastation that its successful outcome wrought are inexplicable outside the context…

Canada Day: Why renaming roads and how we tell stories matter for reconciliation

By Geo Takach, Professor of Communication and Culture, Royal Roads University The recent renaming of the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway in Ottawa to Kichi…

Driving library bus the start of on-rez entertainment in Ontario

Determined to come home to Six Nations this summer; was my motivation to produce a homecoming show at the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, Ontario Thursday,…

Losing hope of finding kids in plane crash, Indigenous searchers turned to a ritual: Ayahuasca

Losing hope of finding kids in plane crash, Indigenous searchers turned to a ritual: Ayahuasca   The weary Indigenous men gathered at their base camp,…

Letter to the Editor: We have forgotten God

Sago! It would be an understatement to say that the Six Nations of the Grand River is in disarray. This once proud and mighty Iroquois…

Is exercise really good for the brain? Here’s what the science says

By Matthieu P. Boisgontier, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, L’Universite d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa and Boris Cheval, Senior Researcher, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Universite…

GEDSB to host known leader of the Onondaga Nation Council in New York State

The Grand Erie District School Board has announced that a controversial but well known leader of the Onondaga Nation Council in New York State is…

The very cool and true connection between Six Nations and the Coronation Chair

Millions of people around the world tuned in to virtually attend the crowning of King Charles on Saturday morning. The event was filled with the…

Weaving Indigenous and western ways of knowing can help Canada achieve its biodiversity goals

By Lydia Johnson and Diane Orihel The health of wildlife in Canada is socially, culturally and economically important to Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. But in…