Category: Return to the land


McKenzie Meadows #landback Monday July 20 Update

An excavator sat quietly in the field at what was once the future site of McKenzie Meadows housing development on Monday afternoon. Warrior and Hiawatha belt flags waved loud and proud in the wind. Land stewards could be seen wearing non-medical masks and gathering in socially distanced groups.


Winter is coming at Kanonhstaton

After a fierce windstorm blew down their tents, land defenders at Kanonhstaton are beginning to build winter shelters as they dig in for the long term.


Our Haudenosaunee Declaration

OUR HAUDENOSAUNEE DECLARATION – statement of the Haudenosaunee people currently blockading Highway 6 in Caledonia August 10, 2017 In May 2006, the Province of Ontario stated in writing, that the title of Burtch Lands would...


A packing list for Indigenous resistance camps

By Sakej Ward I have just had a request to put up a packing list for activists going to Indigenous resistance camps. I have a general purpose Load out List. Its a lot of items...


Rotiskenrakehetes Intensive Training Camp – July 31 to Aug 6, 2017

    A Rotiskenrakehete intensive training camp will be held from July 31 to August 6th 2017 within Kanonsonnonionwe Territory. The exact location will be announced to selected participants at a future date. To...


“A Revolution in Indian Country” Patricia Monture speaks at 2005 Youth Think Tank

Professor Monture uses her own experience to talk about empowerment, “a revolution in Indian country”.   Thunder in her soul – Remembering Patricia A. Monture Tuesday, December 7, 2010 By Malinda S. Smith, Vice...


Elder Vern Harper speaks about his experiences of Alcatraz

TORONTO – On March 21st, 2017 Gary Wassaykeesic continued his ongoing show, “Telling our Stories”. In this episode Gary speaks with Elder Vern Harper in Toronto. They discuss the history and significance of the...


This 19th-Century Map Shows that Beaver Dams are Built to Last

By Matt Soniak | Atlas Obscura | January 11, 2016 Lewis Henry Morgan did not like the way beavers looked. “The animal has a ratlike appearance about the head and neck,” he wrote in 1868, “and...


Neecha Dupuis on Nov 21 2016 protest outside of Kenora lawyer Doug Keshen

November 21, 2016 Neecha Dupuis speaks about the protest outside the offices of Doug Keshan, the lawyer for her nation’s government. Neecha and her group are demanding that Keshan and her nation’s leadership share...


Rez Quest #25 – Reppin the Tribe with Isaac Murdoch

In this episode Wes chills with his brother Isaac Murdoch. The focus is on culture and the Indian Act. Isaac is an artist, activist and all around bushman. You can follow him on Twitter: @IsaacMurdoch1 or...