Archives for Band Council injustice

Akwesasne

From Akwesasne Notes to the Oka Crisis: Francis Boots’ long journey through Indian country

In this episode, Francis Boots talks about how he went to his first protest and his life long journey through the hotspots of Indian country. Francis tell us about the founding and growth of Akwesasne Notes and takes us through his experiences at Alcatraz, Wounded Knee, the BIA takeover and…
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Darlene Necan on Doug Keshen and her walk from Thunder Bay to Kenora

Beginning on Friday May 13th 2017 at 9am, Darlene Necan is beginning a protest walk from Thunderbay all the way to Kenora. When they arrive Darlene and other members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 will hold a one day peaceful protest outside of Doug Keshen's office. Darlene and…
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#NoDAPL

Trouble #1: Killing the Black Snake: Behind the scenes of the #NODAPL struggle

Trouble #1: Killing the Black Snake from on Vimeo. The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to use to best stop the Dakota Access…
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Akwesasne

The Siege of the Mohawks

By Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen is the author of "The Snow Leopard" and other books. Washington Post, September 14, 1980 A dangerous confrontation between armed Mohawk factions on a small and remote reservation on the St. Lawrence River has been all but ignored by the news media, apparently for want…
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Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 members launch legal fundraiser to sue Band Council

On and off reserve members of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 have come together to launch a legal fundraiser to raise funds in order to sue their Band Council for breach of fiduciary duties. Under the direction of the clan mothers, on and off reserve members are filing a…
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Anishinaabe

Darlene Necan on Nov 21 2016 Protest at Doug Keshan’s office

Nov 21, 2016 Darlene Necan a spokeswoman for the Off Reserve people of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 speaks about the protest that she is organizing outside the offices of Doug Keshan, the lawyer for her nation's government. Darlene and her group are demanding that Keshan and her nation's…
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Anishinaabe

Neecha Dupuis on Nov 21 2016 protest outside of Kenora lawyer Doug Keshen

November 21, 2016 Neecha Dupuis speaks about the protest outside the offices of Doug Keshan, the lawyer for her nation's government. Neecha and her group are demanding that Keshan and her nation's leadership share the information they have about the deals they are negotiating with corporations and governments concerning the…
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