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The colonial framework of the “Cannabis Control Act”

Here’s the details of how the MBQ’s “Cannabis Control Act” is based on Canadian Federal and Provincial laws that violate the customs, treaties, and constitutionally protected rights of Mohawk people. Section –  The regulation applies to “all persons and business entities” on Tyendinaga Mohawk – The regulation prohibits the cannabis…
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Why the MBQ has no right to create or enforce a “Cannabis Control Law” on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

On Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at 7pm, the MBQ is calling for a Cannabis Community Meeting to present and ratify the final version of its Cannabis Control Law. The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Act” is an attempt to disrupt the Mohawk cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under…
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Inside the May 8th 2019 Wahta Mohawk occupation: Interview with Dave Stock

WAHTA MOHAWK TERRITORY – On the morning of Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, Mohawks in Wahta Territory in the Muskoka region of Ontario occupied the Cultural Centre in opposition to what they consider the corruption of the Elected Band Council. Shortly after their action, heavily armed OPP tactical units surrounded the…
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June 12th Letter from Darlene Necan to the citizens of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen #258

June 12th, 2018 To the citizens of the Ojibway Nation of Saugeen Indian Tribe #258, I am writing to let you know that there will be a series of meetings taking place to prepare for the upcoming review process of our nation’s governance in accordance with the THE OJIBWAY NATION…
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Six Nations Police raid King Leaf dispensary twice in two days: shop vows to stay open and expand

SIX NATIONS – Six Nations Police doubled down in their attempts to shut down Onkwehon:we run medicinal cannabis dispensaries on the territory this week, carrying out two consecutive raids on the Onkwehon:we owned store King Leaf. King Leaf is located at 2792 Fourth Line (at Onondaga Rd) and sells Onkwehon:we…
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Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we: Public Meeting, Six Nations Tuesday March 27th

Public Meeting on Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we Please join Francis Boots, Loran Thompson, and Paul Delaronde at an open meeting at Yogi's Barn, 2318 Chiefswood Rd, Six Nations from 5:30–8pm for a dinner and discussion on the topic of Cannabis and Onkwehon:we. Topics to be discussed include: What is the…
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Six Nations SAO disrupts community meeting on indigenous cannabis

Dayle Bomberry, Senior Administrative Officer of the Six Nations Elected Band Council (SNEC) – the arm of the Canadian federal government which has been administering the Indian Act at Six Nations since its forcible imposition in 1924 – has personally decided to cancel the booking of a public meeting to…
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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 has long been involved in standing up for his people’s rights and has recently opened up…
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Public Meeting on Cannabis to be held in Six Nations

Cannabis: an indigenous perspective. October 21st, 2-5pm Six Nations old Bingo hall. On Saturday, October 21st, from 2-5pm at 2593 Chiefswood Rd, (the old Bingo Hall) in Six Nations, Onkwehon:we (original) people involved with the cannabis industry will offer their thoughts on cannabis. With the Federal government of Canada bringing…
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The Burtch lands and the conflict at Six Nations

Flags, signs and a discarded injunction mark the entrance to the contested Burtch lands. Photo by Tom Keefer. By Rhonda Martin SIX NATIONS – It's not exactly news that the Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) is actively working against the interests of the Ǫgwehǫweh people of Six Nations. The Elected Council’s…
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