KI write to Minister Bartolucci

KI Chief Donny Morris wrote to Minister Bartolucci on Jan. 9, 2012 asking questions about the activities and intentions of Gods Lake Resources and the government of Ontario on the KI Homeland.  Ontario continues to withold critical information about mining exploration activity on KI lands, and has still not ensured that KI sacred burials will be protected and KI Indigenous Laws respected.  KI has vowed to enforce KI Indigenous Laws. (more…)

RELEASE: Ontario labour movement warns of Ipperwash in the making

Canada’s largest labour federation is demanding that Ontario respect Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) Nation’s moratorium to protect their burials and sacred lands from desecration by mining exploration.  Ontario has allowed exploration company God’s Lake Resources to stake claims directly on top of sacred KI burials.

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KI and Ontario Joint Panel Talks Breakdown

Talks between Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) and Ontario broke off today when Ontario was unable to provide any assurance that mining exploration by God’s Lake Resources (GLR) would stop while the proposed KI-Ontario joint panel meets. KI is requesting that Ontario immediately address the real risks to its sacred sites that the GLR project represents. (more…)

KI says “no” to De Beers exploration

KI informed De Beers that the community will not allow exploration by the multinational diamond mining industry giant on their Homeland.  De Beers publicly committed not to explore on KI Homeland without consent.

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KI6 are released, win appeal

 

Chief Donny Morris, Deputy Chief Cecilia Begg, and 4 other KI leaders have been released from jail and have won an appeal of their six month jail sentence.  They were jailed for refusing to allow mining exploration on KI  homeland by Platinex.

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