Home - Turtle Island News

Six Nations News Cont…

  • Six Nations elected councillor gives INAC earful on education funding

    Six Nations elected councillor gives INAC earful on education funding

    By Donna Duric Writer NIAGARA FALLS – Six Nations elected Councillor Helen Miller gave Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada bureaucrats an earful last week when she made an impassioned speech on Six Nations’ education woes at the Assembly of First Nations’ annual general meeting in Niagara Falls. Miller called the …Read More »
  • AFN’s National chief under fire MOU fails lift 2% cap

    AFN’s National chief under fire MOU fails lift 2% cap

    By Lynda Powless Editor NIAGARA FALLS- Questions have begun swirling around whether an MOU signed by Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde with Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett actually removes the two percent cap on funding for First Nations programs. And there are questions why the AFN executive …Read More »
  • Six Nation’s Earth ship construction has launched

    Six Nation’s Earth ship construction has launched

    By Lynda Powless & Donna Duric Writers It’s a dream come true for Six Nations woman Fran “Flower” Doxtador as construction on her new “Earthship” kicked off on Monday. Her one-acre Sixth Line Road property is going to be a beehive of activity for the next two weeks as about …Read More »
  • Local man one of 27 charged in “Project Beyond” $14 million bust

    A Six Nations man is one of 27 people arrested in connection with a multi-million dollar organized crime bust dubbed “Project Beyond.” Jeremy Hill, 37, of Brantford, has been charged with various offences, including participating in organized crime and possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, including cocaine, heroin, …Read More »
  • 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 »

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