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Cannabis, Sovereignty and the Onkwehon:we

This is an edited transcript of an interview that Real People’s Media conducted with Kanienkehaka elder Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) in January of 2017. Given the recent attempts by the OPP in Tyendinaga to close...

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Kenhteke Cannabis Association delivers statement to OPP

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – Runners on behalf of a newly formed group of cannabis providers delivered a strong and clear message to the Tyendinaga OPP on Tuesday morning. Their message came in response to...

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New petition calls on the federal government to honour the treaties with Indigenous peoples

SCARBOROUGH – As Canada nears its 150th birthday, not every community in the country has equal cause to celebrate. For that reason, a United Church congregation in Scarborough has launched a petition calling on the...

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“This is the future” – Medicine Wheel Natural Healing

By Tom Keefer The revolution in natural Indigenous healing associated with the cannabis plant has taken another significant step forward. Readers may be familiar with the booming medical cannabis industry in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory,...

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The inherent right to self-determination

by Kahehtiio Wyte Lyze   “One of the things I’ve been relaying to governments is that you have to give us the right to govern ourselves, the right to take care of ourselves,” he...

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Hochelaga: the mystery village of the Iroquois

Darren Bonaparte examines the hidden history of Hochelaga, a village of over a thousand people on the present island of Montreal, where Jacques Cartier first met the Iroquois people.  By Darren Bonaparte | Canada’s...

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The Most Important Day in the Last 10,000 Years

The Zapatistas have organized a National Indigenous Congress. That congress is now proposing an Indigenous women for president in the Mexican election of 2018, as part of an ongoing “campaign for life and the...

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Leaked documents reveal counterterrorism tactics used at Standing Rock to “Defeat pipeline insurgencies”

A shadowy international mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style counterterrorism measures, collaborating closely with police in at least five states, according to...

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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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Kanehsatà:ke Flood Damage Relief solidarity fund

  To donate to the campaign being organized by Settlement Reparations for Indigenous Peoples Montreal and Surrounding Area on behalf of Kanesatake Emergency Preparedness Team, please go to their Go Fund Me page. URGENT....