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Tyendinaga Mohawks have erected a tipi as part of their blockade, March 2, 2014.

Tyendinaga Mohawks have erected a tipi as part of their blockade, March 2, 2014.

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

Tyendinaga rail blockade leads to 3 arrests

Shawn Brant, one of the Tyendinaga Mohawks arrested on March 8, 2014.

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. Read the rest of this entry