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  • Six Nations man charged with impaired driving

    A Six Nations man is facing impaired driving charges after Six Nations Police stopped his vehicle on the territory over the weekend. At 1 a.m. early Sunday morning (July 17), a Six Nations police officer stopped a black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck on Second Line Road. The driver was …Read More »
  • Suspicious vehicle fire spreads to house

    One firefighter and one Six Nations resident were taken to hospital after a house fire broke out on First Line Road early Monday morning. Just after midnight on July 18 four Six Nations fire stations and firefighters were dispatched for a report of a vehicle fire near a house at …Read More »
  • House fire caused by overloaded outlet

    Six Nations Fire and Emergency Services are reminding citizens to become familiar with home electrical safety after an overloaded electrical outlet caused a house fire on the territory last week. Around 10:30 p.m. last Monday, four Six Nations fire stations and firefighters were dispatched for a possible house fire with …Read More »
  • Juno winners headline Six Nations all star ‘Celebration’

    Juno winners headline Six Nations all star ‘Celebration’

    By Chase Jarrett Special to Turtle Island News NIAGARA FALLS – Rock stars, movie stars, models, dancers; name it, and you can find someone who does it and does it well on Six Nations. And last Wednesday night was proof. Grand River’s deep talent pool was put on display for …Read More »
  • Half of on reserve aboriginal families could miss new child benefit

    By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- Half of the country’s aboriginal families living on reserve could miss out on the federal government’s new child benefit aimed at raising hundreds of thousands of Canadians out of poverty. Tax returns are the basis for calculating how much a family receives under …Read More »

Editorial

Questions being raised on 2%

The controversial MOU signed by AFN leader Perry Bellegarde and Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett  is…

Change must be controlled by Indigenous hands

The AFN assembly is coming… and so are the questions

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

 MCK sends letter to Indigenous Affairs denouncing Mikinak of Beauharnois & Confederation of Aboriginal People of Canada

PRESS RELEASE: Wednedsay July 13, 2016 KAHNAWA’KE-The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community…

Indigenous Advisory Group Established with the Law Society

A Canada Day Message from Assembly of First Nations – National Chief Perry Bellegarde