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Six Nations Economic Development Trust to give out $1.5 million in grants for 2017

OHSWEKEN, ON – The Six Nations of the Grand River Economic Development Trust (EDT) announced Tuesday (Feb 21 2017) it will be giving out $1.5 million in grants to Six Nations community groups in 2017. Applications will be available starting March 6 with a deadline of April 20, 2017 by 4PM. Successful applicants will be notified on June 20, 2017 and will have until December 1, 2017 to fully expend the funds. An additional call for applications is planned for…

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  • Youth charged in 3 arson fires:  Kanonstahton, private business and home storage building

    Youth charged in 3 arson fires: Kanonstahton, private business and home storage building

    By Lynda Powless Editor Haldimand County OPP have charged a Six Nations youth with multiple arsons and are looking for a second youth after a Highway 6 home storage unit went up in smoke Friday night. Haldimand County fire and OPP were called to the Highway 6th home of Jeff (Hawk) Henhawk …Read More »
  • Judge sides with ’60s Scoop survivors; damages to be decided

    Judge sides with ’60s Scoop survivors; damages to be decided

    By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO-Canada failed to take reasonable steps to prevent thousands of on-reserve children who were placed with non-native families from losing their indigenous heritage during the ’60s Scoop, an Ontario judge ruled Tuesday. The ruling in the long-running and bitterly fought class action paves the …Read More »
  • Fentanyl laced drug takes life of one man, hospitalizes second

    By Lynda Powless Editor Six Nations Police are still investigating whether cocaine laced with fentanyl is behind the death of one man and hospitalization of a second. Emergency responders were called to a Fourth Line Road home last Wednesday, (February 8th), at 12:00 p.m after home owners discovered a guest, …Read More »
  • COO Hydro meeting

    Six Nations Elected Chief Ava Hill will be attending an Ontario Chiefs committee meeting on hydro sales in Toronto. The meeting will be held February 22 and 23. COO have not posted what the chief’s committee will be discussing.Read More »
  • GPS helps police find stolen cars

    Six Nations Police located three stolen vehicles after an owner used his GPS to track down his stolen vehicle. Police said they received information that a vehicle reported stolen was located at a 2nd Line road address in Ohsweken Jan 25 from the owner of one of the vehicles who …Read More »

Editorial

It’s time for War on Drugs

It is time for Six Nations to declare a war on drugs. This past week one…

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Sixties Scoop Court Decision: “Children of the Sixties Scoop Deserve Justice”

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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,…

Press Releases

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Access to Clean Drinking Water a Basic Human Right

OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued…

B.C.’s Arthur Manuel passes, we “lost a warrior”

Huge delays in wait time at Brantford General Hospital