Archives for Band Council injustice

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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John Machimity speaks out about corruption and control at Ojibway Nation of Saugeen

OJIBWAY NATION OF SAUGEEN – John Machimity is the brother of Edward Machimity, the chief of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258. In this interview - recorded in January of 2017, John brings up serious concerns with the way that the reserve is being run, and the corruption and mistreatment of…
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Amelia’s Story

As told by Volker Kromm, Executive Director of the Regional Food Distribution Association. Orginally published at the Ontario Association of Food Banks. There are many corners of our region that I will never see, or hear of, or even wonder if they exist. Yet within these places, there live people…
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