- December 30, 2013
Sometimes it helps to put things in order, in precedence and priority, in order to see them clearly. This is one of those times. With today’s lifting of the injunction preventing anti-fracking protests in New Brunswick, the first question that comes to mind is why the RCMP felt it necessary to provoke the conflict thatREAD MORE
What is a land claim and who makes a land claim?
Land claims are a legal declaration of desired control over areas of property including bodies of water.READ MORE
On April 6, 1971 the Six Nations Council of the day passed a resolution to allow the Brant CAS to establish an office on the Six Nations Reserve to deliver child protection services. On April 3, 2012 the Six Nations Elected Council resolved that a notice be sent to the Brant Children’s Aid Society thatREAD MORE
SIX NATIONS – The 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair, or World’s Columbian Exhibition as it was called, was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ “discovery” of North America — the New World. It was a showcase of the Old World’s leading technologies of the day and stunning architecture. There was also a sad ironyREAD MORE
In ancient Greece and Rome, the concept of hospitality was considered to be a guest’s divine right and the host’s divine duty. Other cultures also followed such hospitality relationships though they referred to these relationships by other names. During the time of Homer, strangers (without any exception) were protected by Zeus Xenios who was theREAD MORE
In January of 2013 a proposed traditional hunt at the site of the Short Hills Provincial Park in Thorold, Ontario dominated local news headlines in Niagara. That initial coverage said little about treaty rights and amplified the voices of a vocal minority in the area who called the hunt “illegal” and who opposed it onREAD MORE