KI Six is Canada’s David and Goliath story

  KI Six is Canada's David and Goliath story   Colleen Simard All material copyright Winnipeg Free Press, a division of FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership. All rights reserved.   Colleen Simard   Have you heard about the KI Six? It's a David and Goliath story if there ever was one.   Kitchenuhmayboosib Inninuwug First […]

Native leaders upset over jailings, alleged OPP plan

  Native leaders upset over jailings, alleged OPP plan   Copyright (c) 2008 The Hamilton Spectator.   TORONTO   Aboriginal leaders say the already fragile relationship between First Nations and governments is being threatened by an alleged OPP plan to break up a native protest with force and by the incarceration of native leaders for […]

FOLLOW UP – MAC regrets jailing of native leaders in Platinex dispute

  FOLLOW UP – MAC regrets jailing of native leaders in Platinex dispute   Copyright 2008 Business Information Group. All Rights Reserved.   OTTAWA – Earlier this week CMJ's Net News included an editorial on the jailing of leaders of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) first nation. The Ontario Superior Court in Thunder Bay ordered the […]

Recent Ontario Court decision to incarcerate First Nation leaders has detrimental impact on children

  Recent Ontario Court decision to incarcerate First Nation leaders has detrimental impact on children   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   TORONTO, March 26 /CNW/ — TORONTO, March 26 /CNW/ – Mamow Sha-way-gi-kay-win: The North-South Partnership for Children held a press conference today to voice their concern about the impact […]

Archbishop issues stern rebuke on jailing of natives

  Archbishop issues stern rebuke on jailing of natives   MICHAEL VALPY 2008 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   Canada's Anglican primate has called the jailing of six Northern Ontario native community members a throwback to colonialism, a dangerous violation of the rights of native people and an act of the Ontario government putting […]

Anglican Church criticizes jailing of six native leaders

  Anglican Church criticizes jailing of six native leaders; Primate sends letter to Ontario premier about sentences for mining protest   Jorge Barrera The Ottawa Citizen Copyright © 2008 Ottawa Citizen   The "continual imposition of the powers and values of colonizers" led to the jailing of six people from a small northern Ontario First […]

KI First Nation court ruling has serious implications for the human rights of First Nations

  KI First Nation court ruling has serious implications for the human rights of First Nations   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   THUNDER BAY, ON, March 24 /CNW/ — THUNDER BAY, ON, March 24 /CNW/ – The sentencing of six members of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation (KI) to six months […]

Media Advisory – Recent decision by province to incarcerate First Nation leaders has detrimental impact on children

  Media Advisory – Recent decision by province to incarcerate First Nation leaders has detrimental impact on children   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   TORONTO, March 24 /CNW/ — TORONTO, March 24 /CNW/ – On Wednesday, March 26, 10:00am EST Mamow Sha-way-gi-kay-win: The North-South Partnership for Children will hold a […]

Jailings impede ending of mining dispute: chief

  Jailings impede ending of mining dispute: chief   Copyright (c) 2008 The Hamilton Spectator.   TORONTO   The incarceration of six northern Ontario aboriginal leaders as part of a dispute with mining company Platinex poses a serious impediment to any fair resolution, Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine said yesterday.   Fontaine affirmed […]

Jailing of natives an obstacle to peace, Fontaine says

  Jailing of natives an obstacle to peace, Fontaine says   Copyright (c) 2008 The Toronto Star   The jailing of six Northern Ontario aboriginal leaders poses a serious obstacle to making peace with a mining company, Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine said yesterday after a jailhouse visit.   Fontaine said the leaders […]