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Kelly MacNaughton and Enrique Espinoza are the owners of Icky's Variety. By Tom Keefer SIX NATIONS – Despite a steady rain, customers and community members still turned out in droves to Icky's Variety customer appreciation day on Sunday. Kelly MacNaughton and Enrique Espinoza, the owner of Icky's, put on the…
Kanenhariyo is heading to court on April 4th, 2017 for his trial. He is charged with possession of tobacco in contravention of Canadian laws. In this brief phone interview Kanenhariyo provides an update of where things are at, and what his strategy is for dealing with the prosecution's refusal to…
There have been some new developments with Kanenhariyo court case. As Kanenhariyo fuels up with multiple cups of coffee we get an update, and discuss crooked cops, Justin Trudeau's tears, and where things went wrong in Canada's relationship to Onkwehon:we people.
Kanenhariyo talks about the shift in legal strategy required by his financial situation and the decision to pursue a constitutional challenge based on "Aboriginal right" rather than his first choice of pushing to have the protocol of the Silver Covenant Chain upheld in a nation to nation relationship.
Kanenhariyo speaks about broken treaties, forced assimilation and genocide. We also discuss whether or not Onkwehon:we and non-Onkwehon:we can "polish the chain" without the Queen as head of state and whose land Toronto really sits upon.
Kanenhariyo sits down with Andrew Martin, a business owner from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory to discuss his case and tobacco politics in the community. This recording was made on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Here's a short 5 minute update about the campaign from Kanenhariyo. Recorded on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 in Six Nations of the Grand River.