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  • Styres and Boushie families collectively address AFN on justice

    Styres and Boushie families collectively address AFN on justice0

    VANCOUVER — The families of two First Nations men who were killed in separate incidents in recent years addressed the chiefs at the AFN’s General Assembly last week — pleading for action after acquittals in both cases. Jon Styres, a 29-year-old man from Six Nations in Ontario, was shot twice and killed in February 2014

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  • Provincial chief urges change for Chiefs of Ontario

    Provincial chief urges change for Chiefs of Ontario0

    TORONTO — Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says there is an urgent need for the Chiefs of Ontario to restructure. Day says the organization must develop strategies for funding, elections and impending first nations legislation — if the Chiefs of Ontario is going to advocate effectively for indigenous people in the province. Ontario has about

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  • New Rebels looking good in debut

    New Rebels looking good in debut0

    SIX NATIONS — The 2018 Six Nations Rebels season is now open and if Friday night’s matchup with the visiting Hamilton Bengals is any indication of things to come, this year’s entry will see a young and fast team as they regroup for another run at the Founders Cup. The Rebels put up win number one with

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  • Three arrested in Ohsweken drug bust

    Three arrested in Ohsweken drug bust0

    Six Nations Police arrested three Ohsweken men and seized what police described as a “large quantity” of marijuana in a raid on a Six Nations business last week. Officers executed a search warrant at King Leaf Onkwehon:we Produce and Manufacturers on 4th Line Road on Thursday, April 5th, at 5 p.m. According to a media

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  • Indigenous activist/author Dr. Lynn Gehl at Laurier in Lecture series

    Indigenous activist/author Dr. Lynn Gehl at Laurier in Lecture series0

    BRANTFORD – A Brantford and area citizens group known as Friends and Neighbours of Woodland Cultural Centre and Save the Evidence have been educating non-indigenous people about the Residential Schools area and how that reflects on the people of Six Nations and of Brantford. The organization, now with 40 members, and the direction of the

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  • Razor Hess KOs Marlon Pacheco in third

    Razor Hess KOs Marlon Pacheco in third0

    BRANTFORD – Black-Eye Boxing Club’s fight card held at the Brantford Curling Club in Brantford Saturday was their best boxing event to date. Despite being held on the same night as the McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather pay-for-view fight, the biggest payday in boxing history, several hundred boxing fans turned up at the Curling club. Many were

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