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Thursday, May 11, 2006

Six Nation News and perspectives

Audio and Video reports
Auto_sol has an audio report from CKUT that features interviews with defenders of the Six Nations and their allies. Go to their site to listen- Auto_sol

They are also carrying video footage from a Toronto rally in support of the Six Nations. To view, click on the following links-Toronto Rally

Solidarity Actions
Ontario
Mother's Day Rally & Ride for Six Nations
The Kitchener-Waterloo Solidarity Association for International Liberation Struggles (SAIL) presents...

MOTHER'S DAY RALLY 'N' RIDE 4 6 NATIONS!

Come to hear speaker Jacqueline House, spokesperson for Six Nations land rights regarding Douglas Creek Lands (near Caledonia), and then hop on a bus for a short day trip to Caledonia to peacefully show our support for the Six Nations in their struggle!

Where? Speaker's Corner (corner of Benton and King Street, downtown Kitchener)

When? Sunday, May 14th, at 12pm (the bus will leave at 12:30pm). (We are flexible to pick people up on the way in Guelph, Hamilton, and other cities on the way - please let us know). SSIS for more info

Ottawa
March on The Governor General’s May 13th!

When: 12 Noon, Saturday May 13th
Meet at RiverRain Parc
New Edinburgh
(Near St. Patrick’s Bridge and the Vanier Parkway)

=====> Restore Land Rights Across Canada!

In solidarity with the people of Six Nations and in struggle with all First Nations across Turtle Island, the people of Ottawa are going to the Queen’s representative to demand an immediate solution to land rights disputes everywhere.

Treaties made between the Six Nations and the British Crown are being trampled by governments that didn’t exist. Neither the Federal nor Provincial governments have jurisdiction on Six Nations land near Caledonia. click here for more info

News
The first talks dealing with Six Nations land rights began today with provincial and federal officials across the table from Confederacy Council chiefs to find a solution to the Douglas Creek lands that could be used as a model for dealing with Six Nations land rights issues up and down the Grand River, said Mohawk chief Allen MacNaughton.

The talks, aimed at ending the now 72-day old reclamation of Six Nations lands on the outskirts of Caledonia under development for a 600 unit subdivision, got underway with provincial representative and former Minister of Indian Affairs, Jane Stewart and former cabinet Minister Barbara MacDougall Provincial appointee former premier David Peterson is expected to leave the team today.full article-Gathering Place

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