Ben Powless from Defenders of the Land and Indigenous Environmental Network on Line 9, tar sands and other pipelines

*Ben Powless joined Indigenous Waves this week to talk about the ongoing battle to stop the proposed Line 9 pipeline from going through multiple Indigenous, urban and rural communities; as well as the potential for leaks and spills due to inadequate pipeline construction and material. Ben Powless is a Mohawk citizen from Six Nations in … Continue reading

Update from Brenda Sayers of Hupacasath First Nation and Stuart Trew, Council of Canadians on the Canada-China FIPPA

  This past June 5th to the 7th, the Hupacasath First Nation went to Federal court requesting a judicial review of the Canada China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement, also known as FIPA or FIPPA.  Brenda Sayers, elected spokesperson for Hupacasath returned to Indigenous Waves this past week with Stuart Trew, Trade Campaigner for … Continue reading

Russell Diabo on Sovereignty Summer; Termination Tables & politics as usual

  Russell Diabo joins Indigenous Waves this week to share his thoughts on the current political climate in Canada for Indigenous people, including the termination tables, as well as Sovereignty Summer, reserve and band council politics and the responsibility to know more. Russell Diabo (Kanienke’ha:ka) from Kahnawake is the Policy Advisor for the Algonquin Nation … Continue reading