Real People’s Media has previously reported on the case of David Sharpe and his battle with the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”). Sharpe, a proud Mohawk who lives in Tyendinaga, has faced considerable negative mainstream media coverage over the past three years. There have been significant developments since we last reported on this matter.
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Calls for apology and accountability are met with deafening silence by the Government of the Northwest Territories By Chief James Marlowe, Lutselk’e Dene First Nation Lutselk’e Dene First Nation is a community in the...
Former National Chief Del Riley to assist Mi’kmaw fisherman in New Brunswick constitutional challenge
On October 12th, 2023, Mi’kmaw fisherman Copy Caplin appeared in court to fight an attempt by Crown prosecutor Denis Lavoie to summarily dismiss his constitutional challenge as “manifestly frivolous.” Caplin, a Mi’kmaw man from Ugpi’ganjig Eel River Bar First Nation, has been fighting charges under the Fisheries Act for exercising his Aboriginal and treaty rights to fish for food.
A letter has been sent by the “14922000 CANADA ASSOCIATION” demanding that the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry “cease and desist” from issuing any “hunting tags or licences for deer or moose in Ontario due to the consequences of climate change in this region at this time.” The letter cites the needs for Indigenous people to rely on moose and deer for food subsistence or sustenance at a moment when wildfires caused by climate change have caused unprecedented damage to wildlife habitat.
By Tim Ladouceur The Robinson Huron Treaty was signed in 1850. The Chiefs and Principal Men of the Tribes were responsible for the accepting and signing of the Treaty. The Chiefs alone could not...
BRANTFORD – A sovereign Indigenous cannabis store operating in downtown Brantford, Ontario was robbed on Tuesday Sept 12th by the Brantford Police department. Sovern 4/20, which opened the day before the raid occurred, is...
NAIG is truly one of the only events that brings together Indigenous youth from across North America to one meeting spot. The games are more than just athletic competition as it is a springboard for Indigenous youth to share ideas and form lasting bonds across Turtle Island.
On March 29th, 2023, Chief Del Riley had a discussion with members of Sagamok First Nation to talk about their opposition to what appears to be the selling out of their rights by the Indian Act Band Council.
The dates for the 3rd annual Indigenous Tattoo gathering in Tyendinaga are rapidly approaching. Here’s what you need to know about four day gathering taking place at the Legacy 420 event site at 756 York Rd, Shannonville, ON from May 19-22, 2023.
DARTMOUTH – When Micmac fisherman Daniel Francis attended the Dartmouth Provincial court on February 15th, 2023 he was accompanied by over a dozen supporters including two former National Chiefs – Del Riley and Putus Hector Pictou. On September 10th, 2021, Francis was pulled over by half a dozen DFO officers while driving a refrigerated reefer truck near Popes Harbour, Nova Scotia. The officers demanded ID from Francis, but they refused to explain why they were pulling him over in the first place.