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“A Revolution in Indian Country” Patricia Monture speaks at 2005 Youth Think Tank

Professor Monture uses her own experience to talk about empowerment, "a revolution in Indian country".   Thunder in her soul – Remembering Patricia A. Monture Tuesday, December 7, 2010 By Malinda S. Smith, Vice President, Equity Her Mohawk name was ‘Aywahande,’ or “the one who speaks first or gets things…
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Interculture Magazine: Western and Mohawk political cultures, a study in contrast

The Mohawk Nation and its Communities by Robert Vachon Interculture is an an International Journal of Intercultural and Transdisciplinary Research that was established in 1968. This article is a followup to the first examining "major sociological facts" of the Mohawk Nation. This section examines the differences between Western and Mohawk…
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Complete List of Dispensary Raids Since Trudeau Took Power

Police raid dispensary in Toronto. Reprinted from Dankr, along with help from Freddie Pritchard, have assembled as complete a list as possible of the dispensaries that have been raided by police across Canada since Justin Trudeau was elected Prime Minister. As of Feb. 6th, 2016 there have been 141 dispensary raids…
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Gary Wassaykeesic at Black Lives Matter protest in Toronto

Gary Wassaykeesic. Photo by Michael Toledano | Reposted from the blog of Michael Toledano with permission. March 30, 2016. Every day Gary Wassaykeesic climbs onto this statue at Toronto Police headquarters, unfurls the Two Row Wampum, Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and Unity flags, and announces aloud “this is Iroquois land.” For the past…
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The late bird gets the worm – the sweet spot for LP applicants

Certain recommendations in the Task Force Report might mean that future applicants won't face the same start-up costs as established LPs. By Tanis Adams | Reprinted from The latest recommendations released by the Task Force brought up a few interesting proposed moves that in general, the public has been asking…
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Gary Wassaykeesic’s forty year quest to find his mother’s murderer

Originally Published on Sep 8, 2015 on Net News Ledger THUNDER BAY – Gary Wassaykeesic says that he felt that the world stopped and everything went quiet. After thirty-nine years, Gary Wassaykeesic was standing in a hospital room, in Sioux Lookout facing the man that he believes murdered his mother. It has…
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Apocalypse and Accountibilty: d’bi.young anitafrika on her new Afro-futurist dub-opera

By Tom Keefer d' anitafrika talks with Real People's Media about Bleeders, her new Afro-futurist dub-opera which is currently playing in the Toronto Summer Works festival. d'bi talks about her creative process, the play's relationship to Indigenous teachings, and why she thinks that this play is the most impactful of…
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Getting rid of the Indian Act: A message to #OccupyINAC

As #OccupyINAC prepares to go viral, Kanenhariyo reflects on the crucial political moment we are in, as momentum builds to abolish the Indian Act. What will come after the Indian Act? What does this mean for the treaties and the Onkwehon:we relationship with Canadians? Will the movement spread? In conclusion,…
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