Musicians, authors and actors call for release of jailed aboriginal leaders

  Musicians, authors and actors call for release of jailed aboriginal leaders   BY CHINTA PUXLEY (c) 2008 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   TORONTO _ Author Margaret Atwood, actor Cathy Jones and musician Sarah Harmer are among 20 prominent Canadians calling on Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty to immediately free seven jailed aboriginal leaders […]

The AFNQL Declares its Support to the Six Political Prisoners, Members of the KI Band

  The AFNQL Declares its Support to the Six Political Prisoners, Members of the KI Band   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   WENDAKE, QC, April 15 /CNW/ — WENDAKE, QC, April 15 /CNW Telbec/ – The Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL) denounces the imprisonment of […]

Six jailed leaders deserve better in native land dispute

  Six jailed leaders deserve better in native land dispute   MURRAY CAMPBELL mcampbell@globeandmail.com 2008 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   There are a half-dozen reasons why the Ontario government's hope for better relations with aboriginals is not going to be fulfilled soon.   All the reasons are found in jail.   The incarceration […]

Statement: AFN Women’s Council on Robert Lovelace and the KI Six

  Statement: AFN Women's Council on Robert Lovelace and the KI Six   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   OTTAWA, April 9 /CNW/ — OTTAWA, April 9 /CNW Telbec/ – Today the AFN Women's Council reiterated their support for Algonquin leader Robert Lovelace of Ardoch and Chief Donny Morris, the four […]

Rally to support Robert Lovelace and the KI 6

  Rally to support Robert Lovelace and the KI 6   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   TORONTO, April 9 /CNW/ — TORONTO, April 9 /CNW/ – Today a broad network of student, religious, social justice, union, environmental and indigenous groups will be calling on Premier McGuinty to halt mineral exploration […]

First Nations leadership meets with Ontario Minister Michael Bryant to plan for implementation of Ipperwash Inquiry final report recommendations

  First Nations leadership meets with Ontario Minister Michael Bryant to plan for implementation of Ipperwash Inquiry final report recommendations   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ — TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ – The Ontario Regional Chief and the First Nations Political Confederacy met with Ministry of […]

Support continues to grow for the jailed leader

  BY JIM KELLY (c) 2008 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved.   THUNDER BAY, Ont. _ Support continues to grow for the jailed leader of a northwestern Ontario aboriginal group as members of the Assembly of First Nations Women's Council participate in a 24-hour hunger strike ending Thursday evening.   This follows another 24-hour […]

NAN suspends Northern Table until KI leadership released

  NAN suspends Northern Table until KI leadership released   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   THUNDER BAY, ON, April 3 /CNW/ — THUNDER BAY, ON, April 3 /CNW/ – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy announced today a unanimous decision of support for Kitchenuhumaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) leadership by […]

Women’s KI support fast continues across Nation

  Women's KI support fast continues across Nation   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   THUNDER BAY, ON, April 2 /CNW/ — THUNDER BAY, ON, April 2 /CNW/ – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief RoseAnne Archibald today announced her support for a Fast by NAN Women's Council in support […]

Anishinabek want changes to Ontario Mining Act

  Anishinabek want changes to Ontario Mining Act   507 words 2 April 2008 13:38 GMT Canada NewsWire CNNW English Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   THUNDER BAY, ON, April 2 /CNW/ — THUNDER BAY, ON, April 2 /CNW/ – Anishinabek Nation leaders have launched a campaign designed to force changes […]