OPP MEMBERS WITHDRAWN FROM PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION

OPP MEMBERS WITHDRAWN FROM PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION

MARCH 21, 2021 – As a result of a Band Council Resolution (BCR) from the Chief and Council, all Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members have withdrawn from the Pikangikum First Nation. The ten OPP members returned to their home locations on Friday, March 19, 2021. Due to allegations of misconduct involving OPP members, the OPP […]

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne? Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne?  Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — By establishing individual property rights, the Westbank First Nation in British Columbia’s southern Interior has become entrepreneurial and prosperous, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Westbank has created an environment where band members can create wealth that benefits both the […]

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Akwesasne Mohawk Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, that $60,000,000 effort designed to address the “cultural genocide” we, the former ‘inmates’ of the residential schools experienced is a failure.  Since it began operations in 2008 the Commission has crossed Canada, heard the testimony of 6,500 people and published two volumes of its findings. It has made […]

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

The OPP are advising that there are slow downs on the 401 Westbound near Iroquois and Cardinal. This is part of a National protest including activists from Akwesasne. Advisory – Slowdown on #Hwy401 wstbnd in the Iroquois/Cardinal area. Protest activities slowing the flow of traffic. Motorists should check ahead for road advisories and monitor local […]

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Cornwall Ontario –  You really can’t have your cake and eat it too as MCA Grand Chief Abram Benedict doesn’t quite understand.   When the people of Akwesasne rejected having a CBSA border crossing where it had  been historically if Union members wore arms,  it ultimately inflicted a lot of pain in the community. Right now […]

MCA Mike Mitchell Earns Double the Average Chief Income TOP TEN Earners in Canada

MCA Mike Mitchell Earns Double the Average Chief Income TOP TEN Earners in Canada

CORNWALL Ontario – Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell makes over twice the average salary of a chief according to data about the incomes of Chiefs of bands across Canada. MCA Chief Salaries including expenses: April Adams-Phillips $35,886 Louise Thompson $55,663 William Sunday $62,204 June Phillips-Jacobs  $67,893 Steve Thomas $69,582 Larry King $ […]