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Federal government gives local First Nation $4.1 million in compensation for withheld salaries

 By Bailey Sutherland Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation has reached a historical settlement with the Government of Canada for compensation over 66 years of withheld salaries from the community’s leadership by the Crown after they were associated with the Northwest Rebellion. Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller announced Monday that the Canadian Government would be giving Beardy’s and Okemasis $4.1 million to reflect the financial value of the funds withheld from 1885 to 1951. ` “Canada,…

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Covid Update

As of March 1 the province of Ontario has scrapped the vaccine passport and capacity restrictions in businesses. Although Six Nations did not endorse use of the vaccine passport it did move to follow provincial restrictions. On March 1 Health Canada released a statement warning against potential risks associated with injesting or skin coming into contact with COVID-19 rapid antigen test liquid which is potentially hazardous, but said the kits are safe and effective when used correctly. Test kits include…

Editorial

Election time…send message change is needed

Six Nations is in by-election mode. With the resignation last month of one of its councillors…

How could it not be genocide?

AFN: loss of credibility…a banana republic

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Ukraine officials come under shelling attack on front 

By Dasha Litvinova THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW (AP)-Top Ukrainian military officials came under a shelling attack during a tour of the front of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. The officials fled to a bomb shelter before hustling from the area, according to journalist from The Associated Press who was on the tour. Earlier Saturday, separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine ordered a full military mobilization Saturday amid a spike of violence in the war-torn region and fears in the West…

Turtle Island News Audio Files

The Hydro One Annual Shareholder Meeting was held on May 15, 2018.

The entire audio file can be downloaded or listened to at https://www.hydroone.com/about/corporate-information/governance/annual-shareholder-meeting-materials.

This is an excerpt from the meeting during the question and answer period where Elected Chief Ava Hill, Ron Jamieson and Matt Jamieson make comments and/or ask questions.

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Federal government gives local First Nation $4.1 million in compensation for withheld salaries

 By Bailey Sutherland Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation has reached a historical…

Ottawa should offer Indigenous language training, exemptions to public servants: memo

By Stephanie Taylor THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- Senior civil servants explored offering Indigenous-language training to federal…

80 years later, Navajo Code Talker marks group’s early days

PHOENIX (AP)- It’s been 80 years since the first Navajo Code Talkers joined the Marines, transmitting…

Rivermen sweep Rock to capture Ontario Series Lacrosse championship

By Sam Laskaris Writer The Six Nations Rivermen dominated their Ontario league this season. And now…

New life for Neechi Commons

By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A new agreement will see a new tenant move…

Remains of priest removed from Quebec Mohawk community after sex abuse allegations

 By Jacob Serebrin THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL- The remains of a priest alleged to have sexually…

Indigenous leaders question Near North Board’s reaction to vandalism

 By Jennifer Ashawasegai-Pereira  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Near North District School Board has recently decided…

Brantford Police arrest two wanted for murder

BRANTFORD-Two people wanted for First Degree Murder in the death of a city man have been…

NDP decry Indigenous child welfare stats

By Ryan Clarke  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Critics are calling for the Alberta government to decolonize…

Ohsweken man faces multiple charges after fleeing police

By Bree Duwyn Writer SIX NATIOSN OF THE GRAND RIVER- Six Nations Police arrested a man…

Ahousaht First Nation receives $8.3 million for new bighouse 

By Melissa Renwick Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Ahousaht, BC – As community members from Ahousaht First…

Poll suggests most Canadians view Pope’s apology as step toward reconciliation

By Brittany Hobson THE CANADIAN PRESS A poll suggests more than half of Canadians viewed the…

Beavers to be culled for Site C wetland logging

By Tom Summer  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Work is expected to ramp up this fall on…

Yukon Indigenous safety summit discusses emergency preparedness, substance use

By Lawrie Crawford  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The first-ever Indigenous Community Safety Summit was held in…

Dehcho preparing detailed self government proposal

By Caitrin Pilkington  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dehcho First Nations negotiators are pushing for regional consensus…

Quebec rejects plea to send army to northern region facing health worker shortage 

By Virginie Ann THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL -Quebec’s Health Department has rejected a request from officials…

Feds officially apologize for File Hills Scheme after nearly a century

By Marc Lalonde  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter After nearly a quarter-century, the federal government has finally…

Chiefs sweep Kodiaks to advance to Major Series Lacrosse championship final

By Sam Laskaris Writer It took a bit longer than they wanted to. Actually, it took…

Fan favourite events return to 100th annual ‘Greatest Show in the Peace’

 By Kirsta Lindstrom  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The 100th Dawson Creek Exhibition and Stampede is underway…

`JUST BEAMING’: Donated sports equipment having a huge impact in remote communities

By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Mel Whitesell has seen how lives can be changed…

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