Tyendinaga Mohawk Shawn Brant (2007 photo).
Kenneth Jackson, APTN National News, March 11, 2014
Mohawk activist Shawn Brant has asked the Ontario Provincial Police not to erase cellblock video of his stay in custody Saturday after he claims to have fallen violently ill in his cell. Continue reading
A Tlingit in Alaska gathering Herring roe.
Zoe Tennant, The Globe and Mail, March 9, 2014
An unprecedented court injunction has barred the Department of Fisheries and Oceans from opening a commercial fishery off Vancouver Island after a judge concluded DFO was “fudging the numbers” and that the federal minister declared it open against her own bureaucrats’ advice. Continue reading
From March 8, 2014, confrontation at Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Posted by wc nativenews on Youtube, from APTN.
Shawn Brant, one of the Tyendinaga Mohawks arrested on March 8, 2014.
By Jason Miller, The Intelligencer, Sunday, March 9, 2014
Shawn Brant is among three people charged in connection with a confrontation between police and native protesters at the scene of a Tyendinaga Township CN Rail blockade Saturday. Continue reading
Via Rail trains between Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal delayed by First Nations protest
CBC/The Canadian Press, Mar 08, 2014
Police have taken four people into custody after Mohawk protesters calling for an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women occupied CN Rail tracks east of Belleville, Ont. Continue reading
Ontario Provincial Police at Tyendinaga blockade, March 2014. Photo by Dawn Barger.
Kenneth Jackson, APTN National News, March 7, 2014
The Mohawk protesters who have been holding a blockade near Tyendinaga since Sunday are now vowing to increase the intensity in the coming days after the federal government failed to call a national inquiry Friday into missing and murdered Indigenous women. Continue reading