Noel Grayson-The Craft of Bowmaking

Published on Feb 13, 2013

Cherokee National Treasure, Noel Grayson, discusses the art of Bowmaking, and how he came to be one of the few experts in the field. In the next video in the series, Noel discusses traditional arrow making: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZeV9C…

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Aboriginal women, girls targets for human trafficking, says new report

CP train blocked in Toronto, March 12, 2014.

CP train blocked in Toronto, March 12, 2014.

Trafficking report found a deep distrust of the police among many aboriginal women and girls

By Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press, Sept 19, 2014

Aboriginal women and girls are easy prey for human traffickers because they are more likely to suffer from poverty, drug addictions and mental-health problems, says a newly disclosed report. Read the rest of this entry

RCMP anti-terror unit target 71 year old for photographing Kinder Morgan facility

RCMP monkeysBurnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart wants to hear from other pipeline opponents who feel targeted

By Natalie Clancy, CBC News, Sept 18, 2014

A 71-year-old B.C. grandmother was shocked to learn her recent research for an upcoming National Energy Board hearing triggered a national security investigation.

Lesslie Askin says that on Aug. 3, she photographed Kinder Morgan’s aging storage tanks at the base of Burnaby Mountain.

Ten days later, she learned she was a terror suspect. Read the rest of this entry

Police evict, arrest Algonquin protesters at Gatineau archeological site

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Selecting a Knife for Bushcraft and Wilderness Use

Making a feather stick for fire starting.

Making a feather stick for fire starting.

by Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, September 18, 2014

“The knife is the smallest and most portable of all the cutting tools. Light and unobtrusive, the knife is readily available for hundreds of everyday tasks in bush living.”

(Mors Kochanski, Bushcraft, p. 109)

A knife is one of the most important tools for use in a wilderness area, whether for bushcraft or survival. It can be used to cut and carve wood for shelters, stakes, traps, hooks, spears, walking sticks, etc. It can be a vital tool when making a fire, from cutting and splitting wood to making friction fire drills, feather sticks, etc.  A knife is used to clean, skin, and butcher animals or fish, to cut rope or cordage, etc.   A knife can also be used as a weapon for self-defence. Read the rest of this entry

Federal government monitoring protests in Hamilton

Protest against Enbridge Line 9 reversal near Hamilton, Dec 2013.

Protest against Enbridge Line 9 reversal near Hamilton, Dec 2013.

New documents show government watching protests on Enbridge pipeline reversal

By Adam Carter, CBC News, Sept 18, 2014

The federal government has been monitoring public protests and demonstrations in Hamilton since 2007, including several Enbridge related events, according to new documents released this week.

The Government Operations Centre, which prepares Ottawa’s response to emergencies, collected reports from seven protests in the Hamilton area in recent years that caught the federal government’s attention. Read the rest of this entry

Gatineau obtains court order against Algonquins occupying archeological site

Gatineau camp 1By Jorge Barrera, APTN National News, Sept 18, 2014
The city of Gatineau, Que., has obtained a court order against protestors occupying a construction site where archeologists discovered thousand year-old artifacts.

The leader of the group, Roger Fleury, who says he’s chief for off-reserve Fort Colunge Algonquins, is scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon.

Fleury has vowed to stay at the occupied site, no matter what the city does. Read the rest of this entry

Webinar on Indigenous Resistance to the Mount Polley Mining Disaster

Mount Polley webinar

Community members protest Mission Friendship Centre

Protesters outside the Mission Friendship centre, September 2014.

Protesters outside the Mission Friendship centre, September 2014.

Warrior Publications received the following press release from Community United on Sept 17, 2014:

The following pictures are from Protests that have been held at the Mission Friendship Centre Society, in Mission, BC. The protests took place on September 8th, 10th & 12th, 2014.

The main issues are as follows:

1. Nepotism – The Executive Director Grace Cunningham, her Husband Damien George Sr. & her Son Devan Cunningham. They have turned the Centre into a Social Club for their family and friends. Their actions have been devastating on the Community. Read the rest of this entry

Why Gitxsan built a camp to blockade an LNG pipeline in BC’s north

Participants at the Gitxsan Madii Lii camp.

Participants at the Gitxsan Madii Lii camp.

In their own words from “Camp Madii Lii”

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