Commentators, pundits..I smell an election coming…

By Lynda Powless Editor CNN is noted for them. CBC has its panels. They’re political commentators, pundits, the people who challenge our opinions. They tell us who is who and what is important. And now the world of commentators has entered Indigenous politics or more directly, Six Nations politics. During the holidays a New York commentator came under fire for a column about the Six Nations Elections now only 10 months away. While that may seem like a long time for normal folks, for politicians it’s a short span of how do I get elected. So it shouldn’t come as any surprise with increasing awareness of Indigenous issues that Indigenous politics is being served up on a platter for all to see. In this case a Haudenosaunee writer with Six…

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