Category: Poverty

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In Quarantine without food, running water, heat, or electricity

Covid-19 is spreading through Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario and intensifying the already existing dynamics of poverty and oppression. In this interview, Darlene Necan speaks about the effects of Covid-19 in Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 and the abandonment of the people by Chief and Council.

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Cannabis in Six Nations: an interview with Jeff Hawk of Green Health for 6

Jeff Hawk is a Wolf Clan man of the Cayuga nation who was born and raised in Six Nations. Jeff was brought up Longhouse and is a supporter of the Six Nations Confederacy. He...

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Necan sisters on the road for justice once again

  By Fernando Arce and Tom Keefer THUNDER BAY – The Necan sisters are on the road once again, determined to find justice. If Darlene’s name sounds familiar, it’s because she’s the grassroots Indigenous woman...

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Darlene Necan on Doug Keshen and her walk from Thunder Bay to Kenora

Beginning on Friday May 13th 2017 at 9am, Darlene Necan is beginning a protest walk from Thunderbay all the way to Kenora. When they arrive Darlene and other members of the Ojibway Nation of...

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Tom Wassaykeesic on violent attacks on Native people in Thunderbay

Tom Wassaykeesic, a band councillor for Mishkeegogamang Ojibway First Nations speaks with Real People’s Media about a disturbing spike in violent attacks of Indigenous people on the streets of Thunder Bay.

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‘It’s … insulting,’ Mi’kmaq warrior chief says of Canada’s 150th celebration

By Oscar Baker III | CBC News | January 25, 2017 As Canada celebrates its 150th year of Confederation, Mi’kmaq Warrior Chief John Levi says First Nations people are still struggling with poverty and he’s made a...

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Canada’s prisons are the ‘new residential schools’

A months-long investigation reveals that at every step, Canada’s justice system is set against Indigenous people By Nancy Macdonald | Macleans | February 18, 2016 Canada’s crime rate just hit a 45-year low. It’s been dropping...

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Niisha on the Financial Investigation of Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258

Neesha DuPuis of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 speaks about important developments concerning an investigation of the leadership of her nation.

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Darlene Necan on Nov 21 2016 Protest at Doug Keshan’s office

Nov 21, 2016 Darlene Necan a spokeswoman for the Off Reserve people of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 speaks about the protest that she is organizing outside the offices of Doug Keshan, the...

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Kelly Machimity speaks about problems at Ojiway nation of Saugeen #258

Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 – Kelly Machimity speaks conditions on the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258 and the lack of transparency and accountability of the band council government there.