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A Mohawk in Peru: Report #2 on the US/Canadian Coup

There is a saying in Peru, if you’re born poor, you die poor. This saying applies to the rural Indigenous Peruvians where hopelessness abounds and equality of opportunity is nonexistent. You work to survive...

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A Mohawk in Peru: RPM Correspondent reports on Indigenous uprising

What’s happening in Peru should concern the rest of the world, especially Canadians who have considerable skin in this game. On December 7th, 2022, Pedro Castillo, the first rural Andean Indigenous President in Peru’s history, was removed from office after a conflict with the elite, wealthy corporate interests dominating Peru’s Congress. 

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Zoom Meeting with Chief Riley and Stacy Amikwabi: Cannabis, the Rowan Proclamation, and the rights of Band Councils

On November 24th, 2022 join 420 North, Flint and Flower, and media sponsors Dispensing Freedom and Real People’s Media to discuss attempts by Indian Act Band Councils to tax and regulate cannabis on Rowan Proclamation lands. 

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Rekindling the Council Fire of the 1701

Planning and Discussion Meeting to be held at the Gathering Place, 2593 Chiefswood Rd. Six Nations 10am-4pm, Sunday. Dec 11, 2022. In 1701 over 39 Indigenous nations sent 1,300 delegates to Montreal to make...

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Laith Marouf and the Right to Offend Colonizers and Collaborators: A Panel Discussion

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – On Friday, September 16th, Real People’s Media held a panel discussion with award-winning journalist, broadcasting policy expert, and Palestinian activist Laith Marouf. The panel consisted of Jooneed Khan, a legendary...

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Regent Theatre holds 2nd Annual Truth & Reconciliation Concert Featuring iskwe on Friday Sept 30th

In honour of Truth and Reconciliation Day, the Regent Theatre (located at 224 Main St. in Picton, Ontario) is featuring iskwē as the headlining artist at their second annual Truth and Reconciliation concert. iskwē...

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RCMP raids only sovereign Indigenous cannabis dispensary in Alberta, steals property and damages facility

Burnin Grass Dispensary, one of the only sovereign Indigenous cannabis shops operating openly in Alberta was raided by the RCMP on Thursday, Sept 1st, 2022. In violation of constitutionally protected treaty and Aboriginal rights, the RCMP came onto the reserve with automatic assault rifles at the ready as they sawed through the wall of the building. According to eye-witnesses, the RCMP kicked down doors even though they were provided with the keys by employees on site.

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Indigenous women are still being murdered in Vancouver

At least five women have turned up dead in recent months in Vancouver – four of whom were Indigenous. At least two other Indigenous women have recently gone missing. As of yet, no arrests have been made, and the police seem more interested in doing public relations than in finding the killers.

A Sovereign Path Forward

Band councils, lands reservedfor Indians, and the need toend the Indian act By Chief Del Riley & Tom Keefer with Karen Commandant The PDF version of this document is available for download here. Comments...

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Uncle Gene visits the 1701 Iroquois Trading Post

On June 3, 2022, Gene Hill visited the 1701 Iroquois Trading Post on Kingston Rd, in Scarborough Ontario. The 1701 Iroquois Trading Post is a sovereign Indigenous store retailing cannabis, tobacco, fish and other Indigenous products.