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Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long searchFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Education
Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search (July 19, 2016)
Therese Ukaliannuk traveled to Quebec to find the resting place of Marieyvonne but didn't find the burial site.
Native lawmaker returns to seat after charges dropped in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Politics
Native lawmaker returns to seat after charges dropped in Canada (July 13, 2016)
Patrick Brazeau had been suspended in connection with a fraud and breach of trust case.
Charles Kader: Native businesses considered a threat to societyFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Charles Kader: Native businesses considered a threat to society (April 4, 2016)
The Native business people, all over, feel extremely hard pressed to provide for their families, living under the threat of asset forfeiture and imprisonment.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to ObamasFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | National
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to Obamas (March 15, 2016)
Tammy Beauvais, a Mohawk fashion designer, and Leo Arcand, a Cree sculptor, created works that were presented to First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama.
Native women report years of abuse at hands of police officersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Native women report years of abuse at hands of police officers (October 26, 2015)
Eight police officers in Val-d'Or, Quebec, have been placed on leave or transferred to administrative duty following allegations of abuse against Native women.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Victory with Mohawk land claim in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Victory with Mohawk land claim in Canada (June 8, 2015)
I recall my uncle, the late Angus George-Sohahiio, talking about the lost area of Dundee and how he believed the Mohawk people had that area of Akwesasne stolen from them.
Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer: Perspective on Mohawk marriage lawFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer: Perspective on Mohawk marriage law (June 3, 2015)
Years of multi-generational traumas caused by oppression, racism, attempted assimilation, residential schools, Oka Crisis have made it difficult for many in the community to trust non-natives.
Kahnawake First Nation sued over mixed-race marriage policyFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Kahnawake First Nation sued over mixed-race marriage policy (May 4, 2015)
Any Mohawk who marries or lives with a non-Native is required to move off the reserve.
Charles Kader: Mohawk people living through a new border warFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Charles Kader: Mohawk people living through a new border war (April 14, 2015)
To date, there has never been a framework to enjoin Mohawks directly to play a part in the security of the region.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations	Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (March 17, 2015)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.
Al Jazeera: Mohawk people spend lives on both sides of borderFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | National
Al Jazeera: Mohawk people spend lives on both sides of border (January 12, 2015)
Miss the roadside signs welcoming you to Akwesasne and it can be hard to know you've arrived - possibly in another country.
Opinion: Mohawk First Nation bars mixed-race couples on landFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Mohawk First Nation bars mixed-race couples on land (November 6, 2014)
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is facing a challenge to a law that requires Mohawk women whose partners are non-Native to leave the reserve.
Suspended Native lawmaker Patrick Brazeau arrested yet againFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Suspended Native lawmaker Patrick Brazeau arrested yet again (April 11, 2014)
Suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau is in legal trouble again.
Kenneth Deer: Mohawk sovereignty versus Quebec separationFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Kenneth Deer: Mohawk sovereignty versus Quebec separation (April 4, 2014)
Kenneth Deer discusses the dilemma Mohawk people face in an upcoming election that could lead to Quebec leaving Canada.
Suspended Native lawmaker in Canada indicted for expensesFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Suspended Native lawmaker in Canada indicted for expenses (February 4, 2014)
Suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau was indicted today in connection with his expenses as a government official.
Doug George-Kanentiio: The vibrations of the deer antlersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: The vibrations of the deer antlers (January 10, 2014)
When Sonkwiateson walked upon the earth he found there was a need to create animated life.
Suspended Native lawmaker finds new gig as freelance reporterFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Politics
Suspended Native lawmaker finds new gig as freelance reporter (December 2, 2013)
A Native lawmaker who has been suspended has landed a new job.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk communities face the stormFiled Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk communities face the storm (November 8, 2013)
When Sonkwiateson walked upon the earth he found there was a need to create animated life.
Two women found  in Quebec after going missing from reserveFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Two women found in Quebec after going missing from reserve (October 24, 2013)
Two Native women who went missing from the Kitigan Zibi First Nation in Quebec have been found.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk warriors helped save CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk warriors helped save Canada (October 22, 2013)
In the fall of 1813 the Mohawks of Akwesasne were once again at the perilous position.
Police make no arrests at home  of Native politician in Canada Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | Politics
Police make no arrests at home of Native politician in Canada (October 3, 2013)
Authorities in Quebec said no arrests were made at the home of a Native lawmaker who has been in legal trouble lately.
Fewer Mohawks remain in ironworking industry in New YorkFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | National
Fewer Mohawks remain in ironworking industry in New York (August 26, 2013)
Fewer than 100 Mohawks from Canada remain in the ironworking industry in New York City.
Timmy Norton: I am not a Canadian, I am   Kahnawakeronon Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Timmy Norton: I am not a Canadian, I am Kahnawakeronon (July 23, 2013)
Writer Timmy Norton explains why he is Mohawk and will always be Mohawk.
Native politician awaits trial for domestic violence incidentFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Native politician awaits trial for domestic violence incident (June 11, 2013)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, faces a trial later this year for a domestic violence incident. Brazeau, who is Algonquin, was charged with assault and sexual assault charges...
Controversial Native lawmaker on forced leave after arrestFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Controversial Native lawmaker on forced leave after arrest (February 12, 2013)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, was put on forced leave from Canada's Senate after being arrested on domestic violence charges. Brazeau is not allowed inside the Senate's chambers....
Controversial Native politician arrested in domestic incidentFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Controversial Native politician arrested in domestic incident (February 8, 2013)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, appeared in court today on assault and sexual assault charges. Brazeau spent Thursday night in jail after he was arrested at his...
Blog: Generations of Mohawks built skyscrapers in New York Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | National
Blog: Generations of Mohawks built skyscrapers in New York (September 11, 2012)
"High atop a New York University building one bright September day, Mohawk ironworkers were just setting some steel when the head of the crew heard a big rumble to the...
Time: Mohawk ironworkers rebuild iconic skyline of New York Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | National
Time: Mohawk ironworkers rebuild iconic skyline of New York (September 11, 2012)
"For more than a century, ironworkers descended from the Mohawk Indians of Quebec have helped create New York City’s iconic skyline, guiding ribbons of metal into the steel skeletons...
Mohawk ironworker makes history at tallest building in NYCFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | National
Mohawk ironworker makes history at tallest building in NYC (May 2, 2012)
Steve Cross, a member of the Kahnawake First Nation in Quebec, made history on Monday as he carried out a long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers in New York City. Cross,...
WNYC: Fewer Mohawks are joining the ironworking industry (Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | National
WNYC: Fewer Mohawks are joining the ironworking industry ( (April 6, 2012)
"Since the 1900s, the country's most iconic bridges and skyscrapers have been put up by men who risked life and limb to connect steel beams hundreds of feet in the...
WNYC: Mohawk ironworkers maintain   tradition in New YorkFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | National
WNYC: Mohawk ironworkers maintain tradition in New York (March 20, 2012)
"Balancing 27 stories above midtown Manhattan on a recent afternoon, iron worker Kaniehtakeron ‘Geggs’ Martin straddled an I-beam on top of a rising skyscraper on 55th Street and grabbed a...
Non-Native offender denied parole after aboriginal hearingFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Non-Native offender denied parole after aboriginal hearing (January 19, 2012)
A non-Native offender was denied parole after a three-hour hearing led by a Native elder on Wednesday. Gregory Bromby, who was born in Haiti, had to face the father of...
Non-Native offender will  receive an aboriginal parole hearingFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Non-Native offender will receive an aboriginal parole hearing (January 17, 2012)
A non-Native offender will receive an aboriginal parole hearing in Canada on Wednesday, a decision that has angered the father of the victim. Gregory Bromby, who was born in Haiti,...
Mi'gmaq men from Canada to be extradited  in 1988 murder caseFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law
Mi'gmaq men from Canada to be extradited in 1988 murder case (September 20, 2011)
Two Mi'gmaq men from the Listuguj First Nation in Quebec face extradition to the U.S. to face murder charges. Matthew Barnaby and David Caplin grew up on the Restigouche Reserve....
Wolf Lake AlgonquinFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Wolf Lake Algonquin (August 4, 2011)
"Some news has come across my e-mail that the Wolf Lake Algonquin community in Quebec has been given a grant of some $200,000 by the Quebec government to rebuild a...
Dan David: Every Mohawk is a suspect to Canada's governmentFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Dan David: Every Mohawk is a suspect to Canada's government (June 30, 2011)
"“You didn’t see anything?” my neighbour asks. Apparently, another big police raid is taking place. We stop to listen for a second but hear nothing. Nobody phoned. I hadn’t listened...
Dozens arrested after drug raid on Kanesatake  First NationFiled Under: Law
Dozens arrested after drug raid on Kanesatake First Nation (June 15, 2011)
Authorities in Canada arrested 38 people and are looking for 17 more as part of a major drug investigation that included a raid at some homes on the Kanesatake First...
Authorities conduct big drug raid on  Kanesatake First NationFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Authorities conduct big drug raid on Kanesatake First Nation (June 14, 2011)
Authorities in Canada have launched a major drug raid on the Kanesatake First Nation in Quebec. Upwards of 500 officers raided the reserve and a community near the reserve, according...
Mohawks in Quebec will sit out election season yet againFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Law
Mohawks in Quebec will sit out election season yet again (April 21, 2011)
Tribes in the United Sates actively encourage their members to vote in state and federal elections but don't look for a similar effort among Mohawks in Quebec. Most members of...
Inuit teens survive four days in freezing cold in   Quebec tundraFiled Under: First Nations in Canada
Inuit teens survive four days in freezing cold in Quebec tundra (February 15, 2011)
Two Inuit teens are recovering after surviving four days in below-freezing temperatures in the tundra of northern Quebec. Isajah Nastapoka, 15, and Kasudluak Kasudluak, 17, got lost while hunting for...

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