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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Kahnawake's draft cannabis legislation aimed at preventing problems that arose with tobacco: "we have to continue to move forward," said Gina Deer, the portfolio chief for cannabis on the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK).
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
The following are videos recorded at the scene of the protest to "Free Derek Roque" at the Sudbury Courthouse on September 19, 2019.
On Thursday September 18th over 50 people showed up on less than 12 hours notice to rally in support of Derek Roque, the owner of Creator's Choice, an indigenous cannabis dispensary in Wahnapitae First Nation. Here is a compilation of some of the video that was taken that day.
The following is the full text of the Cannabis Control Law enacted by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Indian Act Band Council on March 31st, 2019.