Six Nations cannabis dispensary owner defiant after raid: ‘Stay out of our affairs’
By Jorge Barrera, CBC News, Jan 10, 2018
Jeff Hawk said he was sitting in the lounge area of his dispensary chatting with friends early on Tuesday evening when several assault-rifle wielding Six Nations police officers burst in, ordering everyone to get on the ground. Read the rest of this entry
CTV News/The Canadian Press, March 24, 2014
NAPANEE, Ont. — Provincial police say they have charged a man in connection with two protests that occurred this month in Tyendinaga Township in eastern Ontario.
John Boots, 43, of Akwesasne First Nation, was arrested on Saturday and charged with two counts of mischief.
APTN National News, March 19, 2014
Rail traffic has been halted between Montreal and Toronto after a protest near Tyendinaga triggered a shut down of CN Rail’s main line tracks beginning Tuesday evening to pressure the federal government to call a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. Read the rest of this entry
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 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
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. Read the rest of this entry
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. Read the rest of this entry
APTN National News, Feb 11, 2014
OTTAWA–The federal government is continuing its battle against the underground Mohawk tobacco trade by giving the RCMP new high-tech border surveillance tools, according to the federal budget unveiled Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry