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Canada’s top doctor shines light on family violence, calls statistics ‘staggering’

By Sheryl Ubelacker THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO -Physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and murder- family violence is a pervasive but often hidden reality within Canadian society, says the country’s top doctor, who calls the scope of the problem “staggering.” “This is a serious public health issue in Canada, one that can have long-lasting and widespread effects on the health of individuals, families and communities,” said Dr. Gregory Taylor, who on Friday released a 60-page report focusing on family violence.…

Six Nations News Cont…

  • Opening of youth and elders centre

    Opening of youth and elders centre

    By Carla Howell Writer Six Nations opened its long sought after youth and elders centre last Wednesday to show off the building but programming has yet to be developed. Outside the building is Six Nations artist Dave General’s  Tom Longboat sculptor that had been created for this year’s Pan Am …Read More »
  • Six Nations veterans annual Remembrance Day: We Remember

    Six Nations veterans annual Remembrance Day: We Remember

    By Carla Howell Writer Cameron Brant… James Garlow… Larry Green… Darby Thomas. .Percy Johnson. Their names are among the hundreds of Six Nations men and women  who were remembered Sunday when the Six Nations Veterans Association held their annual Remembrance Day parade and service. Six Nations families crowded around the …Read More »
  • Chiefs of Ontario hold economic forum

    Chiefs of Ontario hold economic forum

    By Dennis Hanagan Special to Turtle Island News TORONTO —Brian Pelletier with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793 told the Ontario First Nation Economic Forum here Oct. 13 that First Nations people are being targeted to fill the skills gap in heavy equipment operation. “If you step outside …Read More »
  • Armed robbery

    Six Nations Police are investigating the theft of an unknown amount of cash after a local restaurant was robbed last Wednesday night. On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, at 11:15 P.M., Police respponded to a report of an armed robbery at Maracle Man’s, on 4th Line Road, in the Village of …Read More »
  • Study to be used to support child welfare changes

    A study by a University of Toronto professor will help Six Nations move forward to decreasing the number of Six Nations children in care. Dr. Barbara Fallon, Child Welfare Professor at the University of Toronto told band council’s Human Services committee meeting  recently “there has never been a more important …Read More »



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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

Press Releases

Canada Supports BC First Nations’ Plans for a Better Future

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016 – Canada is committed to supporting First Nations’ long-term visions for the…

AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations