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Canada’s prisons are the ‘new residential schools’

A months-long investigation reveals that at every step, Canada’s justice system is set against Indigenous people By Nancy Macdonald | Macleans | February 18, 2016 Canada’s crime rate just hit a 45-year low. It’s been dropping for years—down by half since peaking in 1991. Bizarrely, the country recently cleared another benchmark, when…
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Diyo’s Closet provides formal wear for Native youth

On April 30 from 10-2 PM Diyo's Closet will be set up to distribute free formal dresses at Dajoh, Six Nations by Gaylord Powless Arena. So please mark your calendars. Nyá:węh to all who continue to donate.  Diyo's Closet is currently accepting donations of grad/prom dresses. Contact Adrienna Antone at…
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Jewel’s Cause and the Oneida Circle: An interview with Donna Keuhl

Donna Keuhl is the founder, CEO and Director of Oneida Circle, an organization created to empower and educate youth in combatting abuse and bullying. In this interview, recorded on June 30th, 2016, Donna speaks about her involvement in Jewel's Cause and the Oneida Circle. Find out more at and This…
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Criminalizing Indigenous tobacco and the suicide crisis

SIX NATIONS – Mohawk businesswoman Kelly MacNaughton, of Icky's Variety and Tobacconist sat down with Real Peoples Media to give us her thoughts about the recent raids on the Indigenous Tobacco Industry and the #OccupyINAC movement. These interview were conducted on Friday April 15th. MacNaughton argues that the suicide crisis…
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Ka’nikonriyo Podcast 13 – Janie Jamieson speaks about the life of her daughter Jewel Monture

By Tom Keefer and Kelly MacNaughton Jewel Monture or Gahwediyo was born on December 11th, 1997 to Janie Jamieson of the Mohawk Turtle Clan, in the SIx Nations of the Grand River Territory. Jewel became a very talented dancer at an early age and excelled at almost any activity she…
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