Over 60 people gathered on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 to hear Del Riley, a former leader of the National Indian Brotherhood, and co-author of Section 25 and 35 of the Canadian Constitution, speak about the Indigenous right to run cannabis dispensaries on their own lands. The evening’s event came in the context of a recent raid on an indigenous cannabis dispensary in the territory, and a 50 person strong rally outside of Band Council offices.
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A group of dispensary owners and concerned citizens in Garden River First Nation are advocating to chief and council to remove the community cannabis ban.
A grassroots group led by cannabis dispensary owners in Garden River First Nation is calling on chief and council to lift its community-wide moratorium on cannabis.
About a dozen community members and cannabis dispensary owners in Garden River First Nation (GRFN) were shocked when they arrived at the Band Council office only to find the doors locked and the meeting cancelled.
The Ketegaunseebee Medzin Society is sponsoring a community meeting and feast on Thursday December 19th from 5:30pm-8pm. The meeting is being held “to discuss how we can best adopt the historical governance structures and policies of our ancestors in regards to the beneficial use of the cannabis plant.” The event…
Over 50 members of Garden River FN gathered in -15 weather outside of the Elected Band Council Offices for over an hour and a half on Tuesday, Dec 10th, to express their disagreement with Band . Council's cannabis policy. Inside, council was in a private closed door meeting with Isadore Day of the consulting firm Bimaadzwin – decision that many people disagreed with.
Andrew Clifford Miracle is a candidate for Chief in the Dec 7th, 2019 election of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory,. In this interview Clifford talks extensively about his views of the cannabis industry and of his vision for the future. He also provides his personal phone number in the course of the interview so that those who want more information may contact him.
The following post contains video interviews with Mohawks involved in the cannabis industry in Tyendinaga giving their reaction to the upcoming Nov 16th, "Cannabis Control Law" Plebiscite being called by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. For more information about this issue, visit www.no-vote.ca
Council Candidate Nick Wyman released two videos today on his Facebook campaign page expressing his desire to see fundamental changes take place in Elected Council's relationship to the cannabis industry at Six Nations.