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Ottawa watching leave for domestic violence victims in Manitoba, Ontario

By Joanna Smith and Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA – Mary Daoust has seen it all too often: women who stay in a dangerous relationship for fear of being unable to pay the bills or of getting fired amid the ensuing personal tumult. “They should not be penalized for living in abuse,” said Daoust, executive director of Minwaashin Lodge, an Ottawa-based aboriginal support centre that runs a 21-bed shelter for First Nations, Metis and Inuit women and children who are…

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  • VIA Rail offers $5 fares to ‘at risk’ groups along B.C. route where women killed

    VANCOUVER -CANADIAN PRESS- Via Rail has joined discussions with the British Columbia government, First Nations and social service agencies to offer rock-bottom fares to “vulnerable’’ people who can’t afford to travel along the so-called Highway of Tears. The railway is collaborating with mayors and multiple groups to determine the criteria …Read More »
  • Six Nations splash pad a splashing success for local children

    Six Nations splash pad a splashing success for local children

    By Neil Becker Writer It’s already a splashing success. Six Nations newest recreational activity a  children’s splash pad, is already drawing children and parents to help cool off in the warm weather. And that’s exactly what Six Nations District 2 councillor Carl Hill hoped for. The pad was opened last …Read More »
  • Stoneridge Child Care Centre getting a new roof

    Stoneridge Child Care Centre is getting a new roof, thanks to $134,500 in funding from the Ministry of Education. The pre-school is also spending another $89,688 from the Stoneridge Building Fund, for a total project cost of $208,000. Six Nations Band Council’s Committee of the Whole voted on Monday to …Read More »
  • Judge grants bail to Saskatchewan farmer charged with murder of First Nations man

    BATTLEFORD, Sask.- A judge has granted bail to a Saskatchewan farmer charged with the shooting death of an aboriginal man on his property. The decision, which was released as the court was closing Friday in Battleford, said Gerald Stanley is to be freed on $10,000 bail. Court of Queen’s Bench …Read More »
  • PM, ministers wrap cabinet retreat focused on fall agenda

    By Joan Bryden THE CANADIAN PRESS SUDBURY, Ont-Justin Trudeau is acknowledging that his government faces a tough year ahead full of hard choices that won’t please everyone. And he already seems to be trying to dampen expectations, at least when it comes to one of his most ambitious promises, to …Read More »


Time to settle up in Sixties Scoop!

  It is yet nother chapter in Canada’s dark history of forced assimilation of Indigenous children…


A bird foot and a time and money wasting suit….

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Special Section: A Community in Transition

Is Six Nations ready for the re-building of a traditional government: -1924: The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs’ Council were forcibly ousted as the recognized governing body on Six Nations by the RCMP at gunpoint. It came after a group of community members, often referred to as “de-horners” complained about the hereditary nature of the HCCC. Those de-horners went on to become the first elected band council at Six Nations under the authority of the Indian Act. -March 5, 1959: Council House Coup D’etat: Confederacy chiefs and clanmothers, backed by community supporters,…

Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council… a government being pushed to the edge

Press Releases


FSIN Media Release For immediate release: August 24, 2016   THE FSIN CALLS FOR MORE INDIGENOUS…

Mushkegowuk Council welcomes funding to improve vital transportation for the Polar Bear Express

Dead Sturgeon Found Floating in ST. Lawrence River