Documentary: The Medicine Game

Onondaga brothers Jeremy and Hiana Thompson had a common dream, to someday play professional lacrosse at Syracuse University. A new documentary film titled “The Medicine…

State of First Nations Health

Our health is not what it used to be. Nowadays our people – young and old – suffer from many chronic lifestyle diseases such as…

Cheri Maracle

Artist Profile Cheri Maracle – Mohawk Nation, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory Mohawk performer Cheri Maracle takes her place front and centre in…

Article puts Cleveland Indians racism in proper context

An article highlighting a controversial image released by the National Congress of American Indians has been circulating on Facebook this week. The poster uses fabricated…

Statement on the Creation of the Six Nations Child Welfare Authority

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…

Walking With Our Sisters Memorial opens in Edmonton

EDMONTON – When Metis artist Christi Belcourt heard about the disappearance of a number of indigenous women in her area, she was overwhelmed with emotion.…

TWO ROW AT THE HAGUE

The Two Row Wampum (first made between the Haudenosaunee and the Dutch 400 years ago) as well as the United Nation Declaration on the Rights…

“FRACK OFF!” Elsipogtog First Nation announces major land reclamation in ongoing anti-fracking struggle

After months of arrests and mounting resistance against shale gas exploration in New Brunswick on Mi’kmaq territory, the anti-fracking movement upped the ante this past…

Mohawk Workers may have helped bring UN to investigate Canada

SIX NATIONS – A delegation of Mohawk Workers have been invited to Ottawa by Special Rapporteur James Anaya to discuss in greater detail matters earlier…

New Personal Services Support Worker program at Polytechnic

SIX NATIONS – Representatives from various educational program partners met at Six Nations Polytechnic to discuss, amongst other things, the new funding being made available for…

Ontario dragged into Native Burger Stand case

BRANTFORD – The burgers and smokes are still being served up at the Plank Road, One Stop Smoke Shop on Highway #6, near Caledonia. Derek…

Peaceful Rally in Hagersville for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

The Second Annual Never to be Forgotten Rally was held Monday evening in Hagersville. About 50 people gathered peacefully at the stoplights on Main Street…

Full Rainbow Frames Idle No More-Toronto’s Unity in Action Gathering

TORONTO – On the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763, on October 7, the Idle No More movement took to the streets in…

Letter to the Editor: Response to “The Big Lie: The Doctrine of Christian Discovery”

I’d like to begin by stating “Christianity never fairs well when it is in power”, history can attest to this. When the Church aligned itself…

“Tewatahtawi” — “We carry ourselves”

In 1776, when a group of 13 British colonies broke off from their empire, there was more than just a battle that needed to be…