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Jan 23rd, 2020
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Fish weirs From the Huronia Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society Mnijikaning Fish Weirs with Janet Turner & Elder Mark Douglas When: 7 pm on Wednesday, February 12th Where: in the Thompson Room of the North Simcoe Recreation Centre, Midland, Ontario Janet Turner is an educator with the S...
Jan 17th, 2020
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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip  Action: Call Carolyn Bennet, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Legal complaints filed against RCMP exclusion zone BY Rumneek Johal DH January 15 2020 The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has filed legal complaints against the RCMP exclusion zone set up outside ...
Dec 27th, 2019
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Heavily armed RCMP officers sent to Indigenous checkpoint with instructions for ‘sterlizing the site,’ documents reveal. Photo by Michael Toledano UPDATES : Legal complaints filed against RCMP exclusion zone … UN calls for immediate RCMP withdrawal … ‘They are erasing our history...
Nov 16th, 2019
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Danny Beaton and Tyler Shipley: Beaton is wearing an Iroquois ribbon shirt and Gustowa (headdress) in solidarity with his brothers and sisters down south. Shipley is the author of ‘Ottawa and Empire -Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras.’ By Danny Beaton (Turtle Clan Mohawk) AWARE New...
Nov 12th, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition We hope you can join the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust for this free event: The state of natural areas protection in the Lake Simcoe Watershed and the nearby Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt, and what we can do about it. When: Thu...
Nov 8th, 2019
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Paulo Paulino Guajajara, known as Kwahu, was shot dead following an ambush by loggers. He was a Guardian of the Amazon, a group of indigenous men from the Guajajara tribe who protect their territory from loggers. by SARAH SHENKER Survival International  “They’re watching us,” the Guardians whispered,...
Nov 3rd, 2019
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 Chief Simon Fobister, commenting on one of many federal promises to his community, before his death three months ago. Sons of late Grassy Narrows Chief travel to Toronto to demand action from federal government from Free Grassy The former Chief of Grassy Narrows, Simon Fobister, passed away recently...
Oct 22nd, 2019
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Wiidookdaadiwin sculpture at Simcoe County Museum  News release from Simcoe County A historic and culturally significant landmark is an important step closer to its final home. Working to fulfil the vision of creating a historic lookout, and achieving this with First Nations and community partners, t...
Oct 2nd, 2019
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29-year-old Milgen Idán Soto Ávila, a member of the Tolupán Indigenous community and the Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice, was disappeared four days before his body was found buried at the worksite of the logging company he was fighting against. by Zoe PC Peoples Dispatch Social movements in Ho...
Sep 23rd, 2019
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Members of Toronto’s Honduran community with speakers Karen Spring and Yurissa Varela, front, second and third from left, and Tyler Shipley and Yves Engler, back row. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor hosted a meeting in Foreign Minister Chrystia F...