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The Secwepemc treaty vote is a human rights violation

By Arthur Manuel SECWEPEC TERRITORY – The upcoming northern Secwepemc vote on the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) treaty is a violation of our human and indigenous right to self-determination as the Secwepemc People under Article 1 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Secwepemc People collectively make…
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Ka’nikonriyo Podcast 14 – No DAPL and the situation in Standing Rock

Kelly MacNaughton and Tom Keefer are joined by John Kane, host of Let's Talk Native to discuss the current situation in Standing Rock. Topics discussed include Obama's "wait and see" position, splits within the movement concerning possible pipeline re-routing, and the state of Haudensaunee activity in resisting pipelines and supporting…
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Audio and Photos from the Venezuelan Ambassador’s Visit

The Historic Visit of the Venezuelan Ambassador to the Mohawk Longhouse By Tom Keefer OHSWEKEN – One of the most significant diplomatic events of 2015 in Iroquoian country was the meeting of the Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos with Onkwehon:we clan families organized in the K^onthyokwanhasta movement. History was made on Wednesday…
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Wolverine calls for Inquiry into Gustafsen Lake Standoff

UNCEDED SECWEPEMC TERRITORY - On December 30th of 2015, Secwepemc Elder Wolverine (also known as William Jones Ignace) sent an open letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for a national public inquiry into the Gustafsen Lake standoff. In this conflict, police and "anti-terrorism" units (directed by the NDP government then…
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Health Canada Reports Increasing Use of Cannabis and Cannabis Vaporization

November 17, 2016 by CMCC On November 9th, Health Canada released a report with its most recent data on tobacco, alcohol and drug use. The report compared the incidence of use of these materials in 2015 with a similar study done for 2013. Of particular interest to CMCC blog readers…
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Smoking cannabis ‘may help alcoholics to quit drinking’

Andy Wells 16 November 2016 Cannabis Scientists have claimed that smoking weed may actually help alcoholics kick their drinking habit for good. Despite cannabis being regarded by anti-drugs campaigners as a ‘gateway drug’ to more addictive and harder substances, experts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada think…
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