Category: Canada

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Ka’nikonriyo Podcast 5 – Solutions To The Indigenous Suicide Epidemic

Roger Montour comes by the office to talk with Kelly and Tom about solutions to the suicide epidemic that is affecting so many indigenous children today.

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Introducing the test your water supply podcast with Heather Gingerich

Heather Gingerich, a medical geologist, tells us what we should be worried about concerning our water supply, and how alliances with Onkwehon:we people can ensure safe and clean drinking water for all.

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A Canada Day meditation: Standing on guard for what, precisely?

By Michael Keefer | First published in The Canadian Charger (7 August 2009),   There was an Old Person of Tring Who when she was called on to sing Replied, “Ain’t it odd, I can...

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Justice and Legality: The sisters of Antigone

By Michael Keefer Canada does seem to be having persistent problems with the law. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in its Delgamuukw and Marshall decisions, in 1997 and 1999, that First Nations peoples...

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Back-Talk from the ‘Old Stock’

First published in Dissident Voice (14 October 2015), http://dissidentvoice.org/2015/10/back-talk-from-the-old-stock; and in the Toronto Star (15 October 2015), .  By Michael Keefer Stephen Harper has been talking recently about “old stock” Canadians — and at...

Breaking Down the Indian Act with Russell Diabo 0

Breaking Down the Indian Act with Russell Diabo

Published on Jan 2, 2013 -Follow Russell Diabo at http://twitter.com/russdiabo -First Nations Strategic Bulletin http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/201/300/… Hi everyone, I want to take a moment to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! Times they are...

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The Northwest braces for its own Standing Rock

by Nick Turner and Joe Copeland First Nations leaders have been protesting the Kinder Morgan plan since at least 2014. Credit: Mark Klotz/Flickr As the clash between police and protesters over the construction of a...

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Earthship build at Six Nations is completed

By Tom Keefer SIX NATIONS – Over 50 volunteers organized by Earthship Biotecture gathered on Saturday July 30th, 2016 to hand over the key to the Earthship they have been building for Francine Doxtator over...

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Datejie Green on organizing equality

TORONTO – Datejie Green speaks about her involvement in the major international conference “Organizing Equality” and its possibilities for bringing a wide range of social justice activists together in dialogue and action. The conference will...

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Colonialism at Costco

By Kelly MacNaughton ANCASTER – I recently had a horrifying incident occur to me on an outing to purchase phones for my husband and I at a Costco in Ancaster, Ontario.  The young man...