Urgent need for money to cover legal fees for Tyendinaga Warriors!
On March 8, following a week of action demanding a national inquiry into the at least 825 missing and murdered indigenous women across Canada, warriors from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory blocked the CN mainline. This action, which fell on International Women’s Day, came the day after the release of a Parliamentary report which attempted to dismiss and deny the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women and prevent any meaningful response or action. This is a continuation of colonization and its inherent violence against Indigenous communities, particularly Indigenous women. For more information on missing and murdered women in Canada, please visit: missingjustice.ca Read the rest of this entry
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. Read the rest of this entry
By Luke Hendry, The Intelligencer, February 28, 2014 (via Red Power Media)
First Nations protesters on Friday vowed further demonstrations in the week ahead as they called for a federal inquiry into the issue of missing and murdered aboriginal women. Read the rest of this entry
By Mark Bonokoski ,Toronto Sun, Friday, January 25, 2013
TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, ONT. – When the barricades went up, and the Idle No More movement decided to start blocking railway lines, highways and border crossings, one of Canada’s more notorious Native dissidents was nowhere near any of the protests. Read the rest of this entry