A disgraceful end to housing inquiry

The housing investigation is over, and many are left shaking their heads after no charges were laid. It’s pretty crazy when you think about it – spend four-and-a-half years investigating a huge theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars, which probably implicates multiple people - and you come up with insufficient

Mohawk Mothers blazing a trail

To challenge a giant head on is one thing. To do it representing yourselves in a foreign system, with no lawyers and nothing but a hunch, powerful protective instincts and bravery, is quite another. But that’s what the Kahnistensera Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk Mothers) group has done, forcing the McGill University dig at

Habs Indigenous soiree highlights Kahnawa’kehró:non

Courtesy Montreal Canadiens On a special night to honour all Indigenous Peoples, Kahnawake took centre stage. Kahnawa’kehró:non Teiowí:sonte Tommy Deer’s artwork on an orange Habs’ warm-up jersey, including the Two Row Wampum belt bookending the Montreal Canadiens’ logo, was front and centre at the Bell Centre on Saturday. The special orange

Looking deeper at land claims

Land claims and land grievances are no stranger to Onkwehón:we, and the convoluted history of Indigenous rights and lands has been prevalent since settlers arrived hundreds of years ago. In this series, we will be breaking down the significance of land claims and land grievances while spotlighting notable voices that

New chief comes clean

Steve Bonspiel The Eastern Door Ryan Montour was on a path of self-destruction when a lifestyle of drinking, drugging and high-risk behaviour finally caught up to him that one fateful night 10 years ago.  On March 2, 2011, Montour’s life changed forever after he left a local bar under the influence