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2020 Tyendinaga Rail Blockade

Elected Mohawk Chiefs call for Canada to respect traditional leadership and “see beyond the Indian Act”

From left to right, Grand Chief of the Mohawk Council of Kanesetake Serge Simon, Grand Chief of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake Joseph Norton, Chief of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Don Maracle, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, and Former Grand Chief of the Akwesasne Mohawk…
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Canadian Economy Takes Hit from Wet’Suwet’en Solidarity Actions

The current blockades across the land known as Canada, done in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people, whose land is currently occupied by the RCMP, are a long-overdue reckoning. The purpose of the blockades is to impose economic pain on Canada. This is fitting as Canada has undermined, weakened and destroyed…
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2020 Tyendinaga Rail Blockade

Letter to the Queen from the Sha’tekarihwate family of the Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan

This letter has been shared exclusively with Real Peoples News. Should it be seen on other media outlets, the creators will be in contact immediately. Her Majesty the Queen Buckingham Palace London, SW1A 1AA  January 20, 2020  Re: Our Allied Relationship  Your Majesty, I trust that this message finds you…
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2020 Tyendinaga Rail Blockade

Indigenous Services Minister Meets Mohawks at the Tracks

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller met with Kanenhariyo and other Mohawks at the Tyendinaga Rail Stoppage on February 15 2020 before being welcomed onto the Territory for longer talks Real Peoples Media playlist of the meeting between Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller and the Tyendinaga Mohawks For the first time…
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Who is Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller?

Marc Miller is a 46-year-old Canadian Liberal politician, elected as an MP in 2015 and re-elected in 2019. He is currently a member of cabinet, appointed Minister of Indigenous Services in November 2019. He was previously the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennet. His riding is…
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Mohawk Nation Meeting to Discuss Minister’s Request to Polish the Chain.

Kanenhariyo explains Two Row Wampum and Silver Covenant Chain protocols to OPP, , 2020 MEDIA RELEASE Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory—Today the Mohawk Nation have been holding a “People’s Meeting” for Mohawks from Territories in Ontario, Quebec, and New York State to discuss the ongoing solidarity actions taken by Tyendinaga Mohawks, in…
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2020 Tyendinaga Rail Blockade

CN Rail Continues to Profit from Genocide

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY- The powerful logistics corporation, Canadian National Railway, facilitates the movement of resources stolen from Indigenous lands on behalf of many of the world’s most powerful corporations in pursuit of profit through ceaseless development and the destruction of the world’s ; CN Rail operates on tracks laying on…
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Longest Railway Shutdown in Canadian History Entering its 8th day

Tyendinaga Mohawks Seek Peaceful Resolution TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police invaded Wet’suwet’en territory in British Columbia on February 5th, 2020 to enforce a court injunction to remove the Wet’suwet’en from their own land. The injunction was obtained by the Coastal GasLink corporation (CGL) in order to…
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