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 […]

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 022819

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk  022819

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How Canadian Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Native People as of October 17th, 2018 by Doug George-Kanentiio

How Canadian Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Native People as of October 17th, 2018 by Doug George-Kanentiio

On October 17th Canada will enter a new phase in its history when the personal possession of marijuana becomes legal. . The enactment of Bill C-45 means an individual over 21 may have in their public possession up to 30 grams (1 ounce) of marijuana which can also be made into food such as cookies. […]

Ten of the Greatest Lies in American-Indigenous History by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk

Ten of the Greatest Lies in American-Indigenous History  by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk

CFN – What constitutes a lie?  There is the obvious verbal and written distortions of the truth but what is not said may also be deemed a lie. Take this as an example: . Mr. Thompson goes to the A-1 Used Car Dealer. He is told that the vehicle he is interested in is in […]

Iroquois Battle Iroquois at the Battle of Chippawa by Doug George-Kanentiio WAR of 1812

Iroquois Battle Iroquois at the Battle of Chippawa  by Doug George-Kanentiio WAR of 1812

CFN – Iroquois on both sides of the Canada-US border were drawn into the War of 1812; for those mostly Mohawks who fought alongside the Canadian and British forces it was a matter of survival for they had good reason to suspect the expansionist Americans while their relatives to the south (mostly Seneca) elected to […]