Kahnawake leads against Bill 96

Courtesy AFNQL Quebec continues to refuse to make exceptions for Indigenous nations concerning Bill 96, even as Kahnawake and other Indigenous community leaders warn the province of the harm the legislation would pose to Indigenous youth and culture. Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) grand chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, who was joined by

Reactions to Bill 15 point out issues

Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) oppose the political context in which Bill 15, An Act to Amend the Youth Protection Act, was introduced. These amendments were presented by Quebec’s minister for Health and

Fighting for the right to participate in the UN

Kenneth Deer is no stranger to the workings of the United Nations (UN). Starting as a member of the Working Group on Indigenous Peoples in 1987, and later playing a role in drafting the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Deer is intimately familiar with this international organization and