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Casino project has supporters, detractors

Unanswered questions. That’s what came out of the media’s meeting with Lee Thompson and his supporters, for his proposed new water park/hotel/casino. The plan, according to the proponents, was to get a petition into the community two weeks ago to gauge support, and, if 850 people signed, the project would go ahead,

Celebrating 25 years of telling your stories

What does it mean when an independent Onkwehón:we newspaper makes it to 25 years in operation? First off, it’s important to consider this: without a free press that asks the tough questions and covers the difficult stories, free of any influence from outside forces (including the Mohawk Council or anything that

Keepers of the Earth: Continuing to stand up

This past weekend’s big news about the US Army Corps of Engineers turning down the Dakota Access Pipeline permit was a great victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, as well as for our local supporters, other Indigenous people and earth lovers everywhere. Celebratory #NoDAPL articles, videos and individual posts were

Why Orange Shirt Day matters to everyone

This morning the community will gather to honour residential school survivors and remember the ones who never came home. Orange Shirt Day, an initiative started a few years ago in BC and based on a story from residential school survivor Phyllis Jack-Webstad, is as important a day as any other. It’s a

Keepers of the Earth: Making the switch to organic produce

Nothing beats the welcome return of warm weather to the northeast and the accompanying selection of fresh fruits and vegetables for family get-togethers, BBQs or lunch at the office. Fresh-cut tomatoes on your burger (or veggie burger!), homemade salsa with tomatoes, onions and hot peppers, a giant strawberry spinach salad, maybe

Keepers of the Earth: Earth Day should be everyday

[juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] The Earth Day we know today was originally founded in 1970 by US senator Gaylord Nelson. Senator Nelson initiated this movement in order to bring greater public and political awareness to the environmental crisis that was emerging and falling upon an apathetic nation. Traditionally as Onkwehón:we people, we

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