Tyendinaga gets a new Administration Office

TYENDINAGA – The Tyendinaga Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte administration office is expected to move into a new building at the end of June.…

Every once in a while

Every once in a while we encounter someone that makes us stop and think about the world around us. It’s not like listening to an…

Cordillera Day commemorates Indigenous Peoples’ Struggle in the Philippines

TORONTO – Cordillera Day, an annual commemoration of the Indigenous peoples’ struggle in the Cordillera region in the northern Philippines, was celebrated in Toronto. Amidst…

Corvairs can almost taste the Sutherland Cup

CALEDONIA – The Caledonia Pro-Fit Corvairs are so close to the Sutherland Cup they can almost taste it, leading their series against the St. Catharines…

Coalition to Stop Bill C-10 marches forward

On Sunday April 27, 2014 the Coalition to Stop Bill C-10 held a successful meeting with some 40 people from about a dozen different organizations…

No Honor Among Chiefs or Thieves

I have to begin my column this week by stating up front that I am Haudenosaunee. I support traditional governance based on the Kaianerehkowa and…

Houses on Manitoba reserve moved off land and sold

After the federal government paid nearly $2 million to destroy homes on a condemned, flood-ravaged Manitoba First Nations reserve slated for demolition, dozens of buildings…

Watch it LIVE! – 2014 Gathering of Nations

Homeless Cats

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s wife Laureen spoke at a TIFF Gala in Toronto, to raise money for homeless cats. During the Canadian…

Tonight is for homeless cats.

This statement is full of implications. Missing and murdered indigenous women are an issue that the Harper government continually refuses to address despite huge public…

Following the vision and journey of Taylor David

On March 28 Taylor David began his journey from Victoria, British Columbia that will end on June 21 in Ottawa. David states that “this walk…

Lobby group calls on Ontario to not raise taxes on Tobacco

The Ontario Convenience Store Association has delivered 20,000 postcards signed by voters to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne urging her not increase taxes on tobacco. An…

Corvairs enter Sutherland Cup without Captain Quilty

CALEDONIA – The last leg of the Caledonia Pro-Fit Corvairs quest for the Jr. B Holy Grail, the Sutherland Cup, begins Wednesday night, April 23rd,…

Study reveals shocking premature death rates

A recent study Walking in their shoes published by Anishnawbe Health Toronto finds that the average age of death for users of four “Aboriginal” health…

Museum of Inuit Art Showcases Inuit Ceramics in Toronto

TORONTO – Toronto’s Museum of Inuit Art’s (MIA) latest exhibition, The Matchbox Gallery: A Retrospective, looks at the gallery’s history and production of fine ceramic…