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Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year

By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D.- A federal court battle over whether the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline can finish the $3.8 billion project will linger at least into the first couple months of the new year. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners last month asked U.S. District Judge James Boasberg to declare it can legally lay pipe under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota,  the last remaining large chunk of construction on the 1,200-mile, four-state pipeline to…

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  • Haldimand OPP and fire on scene of barn fire

    (HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment and Haldimand County Fire Services are currently on scene for a barn fire at an Indiana Road West, Oneida Township, Haldimand County, Ontario address. On Thursday December 8, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m., OPP and Haldimand County Fire …Read More »
  • OPP AND HALDIMAND COUNTY FIRE ON SCENE FOR BARN FIRE

    OPP AND HALDIMAND COUNTY FIRE ON SCENE FOR BARN FIRE

    (HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment and Haldimand County Fire Services are currently on scene for a barn fire at an Indiana Road West, Oneida Township, Haldimand County, Ontario address. On Thursday December 8, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m., OPP and Haldimand County Fire …Read More »
  • Six Nations Police Respond To Skateboarder Struck By Car

    Six Nations Police Respond To Skateboarder Struck By Car

    On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, at 5:10 P.M., Six Nations Police were advised of an incomplete 911 call originating from an area along Chiefswood Road. Officers attended the area and were flagged down by a male standing beside a silver Honda Odyssey.  The male reported that he had been southbound …Read More »
  • Prime Minister announces new Indigenous Languages Act

    Prime Minister announces new Indigenous Languages Act

    By Lynda Powless Editor GATINEAU -Canada will implement a new indigenous languages act to be co- developed by indigenous people with the goal of preserving indigenous languages, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) national assembly taking place here this week. The Prime Minister told …Read More »
  • 57th Six Nations Elected Council sworn in

    57th Six Nations Elected Council sworn in

    By Alex Riese Writer The 57th Six Nations Elected Council was sworn in on Dec. 2 at the Six Nations Tourism building. The new council was introduced, most of whom retained their seats from the previous term – the only newcomers were District One’s Audrey Powless-Bomberry and District Three’s Charlie …Read More »

Editorial

Stop, think, rebuild

The time for kindness is long overdue. For the past three years  there has been more…

Travelling and pipelines

Swearing in date changed, who is in charge?

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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

ATTAWAPISKAT FIRST NATION, NISHAWBE ASKI NATION CONCERNED WITH ENVIRONMENTAL LAWSUIT

GATINEAU, QC (December 7, 2016): Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Ignace Gull and Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)…

OPP REMINDS HUNTERS TO OBEY TRESPASSING LAWS

The Cree Nation deeply disturbed by lack of action on police abuse of indigenous women in Val d’Or

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