National News

Manitoba First Nations says Ottawa breached agreement in decision to begin consulting with Manitoba Metis Federation

OTTAWA — Manitoba First Nations are demanding the federal government reopen an almost 20-year-old agreement on Treaty Land Entitlement, saying the government’s decision to consult with the Manitoba Métis Federation before approving additions to reserves is a breach of the agreement. The demand is part of a growing feud between some Manitoba First Nations and the MMF, which have historically had a difficult relationship. The 1997 Treaty Land Entitlement Manitoba Framework Agreement set out that Manitoba First Nations were owed…

Six Nations News

Six Nations man charged after waking up in wrong house in New York

  STAFFORD, N.Y. – An 18-year-old Ontario man has been charged after police say he woke up naked in a stranger’s home in upstate New York. Chief Gordon Dibble of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office says the man was in town for a lacrosse tournament when he was found by a homeowner around 5:30 a.m. on Monday in Stafford, N.Y. Dibble says alcohol was involved and the man was apparently confused. Vernon Hill, of Ohsweken, Ont., has been charged with…

Six Nations News Cont…

  • Busy construction season begins in Ohsweken

    Busy construction season begins in Ohsweken

    By Donna Duric Writer The long-awaited replacement of the village’s water main and road improvements along the busiest stretch of Ohsweken have begun. The village will be a buzz of activity, noise, dust and disruptions to water services from now until mid-October  as crews initiate the long-awaited infrastructure upgrades. The …Read More »
  • Fire hits abandoned structure

    Fire hits abandoned structure

    Also on Monday, a large fire broke out at an abandoned building on Fourth Line Road near Cayuga Road around 5 p.m. Over a dozen firefighters responded to the blaze. The structure was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. No one was inside the structure and no injuries were …Read More »
  • Haldimand County OPP warn of Revenue scam after resident loses $5,000 DOLLARS

    2016-05-12 (HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment is issuing a warning to the public after police investigated an incident at a Renfrew Street East, Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ontario address. On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at approximately 4:58 p.m., police received a call from a …Read More »
  • CANADA REVENUE SCAM

    SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER-OHSWEKEN-Six Nations Police have received a number of reports from community members about a current telephone scam.  A caller identifies himself to be from Canada Revenue and claims the victim owes unpaid taxes.  The caller claims that you can get out of it by sending  …Read More »
  • 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 …Read More »

Editorial

Okay…let’s have fun!

Seriously….we need some fun. Six Nations has been engulfed with an almost unbearable silence that hit…

Canada: yes to UNDRIP

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Canada’s Unqualified Support for UN Declaration

Editorial Cartoons

Weekly Cartoon

Weekly Cartoon

Weekly Cartoon

Special Reports

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

International Women’s Week: Saluting Indigenous women making a difference

Press Releases

Statement on Election of Margaret Froh as President of the Métis Nation of Ontario

STATEMENT                                                                                                                        May 12, 2016   Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs David Zimmer…

KASHECHEWAN FIRST NATION Press Release on Pre-emptive Evacuation May 2016

AFN National Chief to lead AFN delegation at United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues