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Systemic racism needs to be addressed here at home, A Tribe Called Red’s Ian Campeau says
By Brandi Morin, CBC News, August 15, 2017
The violent events that unfolded in Charlottesville, Va. on the weekend is a steady reality for Canada’s Indigenous community, a First Nations musician says.
“It’s funny how everybody seems to ask ‘How did we get here?’ Where did this [violence] come from?'” Ian Campeau of the popular electronic pow wow music group A Tribe Called Red, told CBC News. Read the rest of this entry
by Danielle Rochette, APTN National News, August 15, 2017
On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered on the Mohawk Territory of Kanesatake demanding that a housing project on disputed land be stopped.
The development outside the sacred pines was approved by the Town council of Oka that sits down the road from Kanesatake. Read the rest of this entry
By The Red Nation, August 15, 2017
We condemn the bigoted terror that white supremacists used against anti-racist and anti-fascist forces this past weekend in #Charlottesville. A diverse coalition of progressives, LGBTQ rights advocates, anti-racists, feminists, socialists, communists, clergy, and anarchists took to the streets in unity Saturday to deny white supremacy a platform to spew its hateful and murderous agenda. The violence committed by right-wing forces resulted in the death of a comrade, Heather Heyer, and left 19 others severely injured. Although it was the largest white supremacist gathering in recent history, the “Unite The Right” rally was completely outnumbered and disgraced by the groundswell of people —many of whom were local Charlottesville residents — who came out to condemn racism and genocide. Read the rest of this entry
Social media posts, since removed, maligned LGBT groups, Muslims and left-wing women
By Jason Warick, CBC News, August 15, 2017
A petition launched this week by a Saskatoon man is calling for the removal of the head of Canada’s Indigenous veterans because of what he called “digusting” social media posts.
The posts by Richard Blackwolf label the LGBT community as “mutations and deviations,” Muslims as terrorists and pedophiles, and left-wing women as “exponentially” uglier than those on the right. Read the rest of this entry
In brief: Everyone is welcome to join in at our annual Water Gathering and Toxic Tour at Aamjiwnaang First Nation’s Maawn Doosh Gumig (Place of Gathering). This event is a free educational social gathering for the water and opportunity to gain awareness and education about the environmental surroundings in the Chemical Valley from local community members living on the front line of the Petrochemical Industry. Read the rest of this entry
by Jeff Gammage, Philly.com, August 8, 2017
CARLISLE, Pa. — Nelson White Eagle, gray and stiff at 78, needed time to make his way across the wet grass to the graves of the children, but when he got there, he didn’t hesitate: Read the rest of this entry
CBC News, August 10, 2017
Members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy blocked Argyle Street in Caledonia on Thursday.
The group has listed several demands, most aimed at the Ontario government but one directed at the Six Nations elected band council. Read the rest of this entry
APTN National News, August 7, 2017
“People don’t really think about it,” said Sherilee Harper, co-author of the study recently published in the journal “Environmental Science and Pollution Research.” Read the rest of this entry