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Is the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers responsible for violating Anishinaabe ‘Aboriginal and treaty rights?’

Audio recording reveals OPP Detectives told the Hwy 17 Dispensary and Trading Post that they would only raid if “the township does not permit it.” By Dispensing Freedom staff MASSEY – On Aug 17th, 2023, the sovereign Highway 17 Dispensary and Trading post was opened at 195 Sauble St. in…

Brantford police raid sovereign Indigenous cannabis shop on Mohawk lands

A sovereign Indigenous cannabis store operating in downtown Brantford, Ontario was robbed on Tuesday Sept 12th by the Brantford Police department. Sovern 4/20, which opened the day before the raid occurred, is located at 14 Dalhousie Street on lands deeded by the Crown to the “Mohawks and such others of the Six Nations” by the Haldimand Proclamation of 1784.

Cape Breton municipal police trample on Mi’kmaq rights in Membertou First Nation raids

In December of last year, the Cape Breton Regional Police Service carried out multiple raids in Membertou First Nation in violation of the constitutionally protected Aboriginal and Treaty Rights of several Mi’kmaq men. On December 13th, 2022 the municipal police force entered into federal “lands reserved for Indians” and raided the premises of Sully's Trading Post and Belly Busters Pizza & Donair to enforce provincial laws. 

Indigenous Cannabis Industry Association Plans February Summit

From Shepperd Express Staff January 12 2023 The Indigenous Cannabis Industry Association (ICIA) will be hosting the “Wisconsin Cannabis Industry and Policy Summit” in Milwaukee on February 15th and 16th at the Hilton City Center. The summit, which is powered by Wisconsin-based Indigenous Business Group, will bring together cannabis and…

Cannabis Harvest Gathering conference expected to draw delegates from Canada and U.S.

From Castanet by Jon Manchester November 18 2022 Canadian and U.S. Indigenous leaders are expected to take part in a conference in Vernon this weekend discussing First Nations’ future in the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry. The Cannabis Harvest Gathering takes place Friday through Sunday at the Vernon Lodge and Syilx Okanagan Trading Post.…

Indigenous Cannabis Policy Summit Set For Nov. 15-16 In D.C.

The National Indigenous Policy Summit convenes tribal leaders, advocates and policymakers to discuss weed legalization From Leaf Magazine by Steve Elliot November 10 2022 The National Indigenous Cannabis Policy Summit will take place Nov. 15-16 in Washington D.C. The event will bring together Tribal leaders, elected and government officials, business, healthcare, veterans groups, and…