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No dispensaries: Wait until marijuana is legal says Six Nations police chief

APTN National News | January 22, 2018 by Beverly Andrews  Video available here.  Beverly Andrews APTN News Six Nations police raided a marijuana dispensary earlier this month arresting the owner and a few others. It’s what the band council appears to want and so does the chief of police. “They should wait until they…

First Nations entrepreneurs are asserting sovereignty and seizing the new cannabis economy

  Six Nations cannabis dispensary owner defiant after raid: ‘Stay out of our affairs’ By Jorge Barrera, CBC News Posted: Jan 10, 2018 8:10 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 15, 2018 9:30 AM ET Jeff Hawk said he was sitting in the lounge area of his dispensary chatting with friends early on Tuesday evening…

Kanenhariyo on traditional medicine and cannabis

In this interview Kanenhariyo speaks about his understandings of Onkwehon:we medicine, especially as it concerns the cannabis plant. YouTube Version   Vimeo Version

On the symbolism and meaning of the Tyendinaga Police badge

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – Tyendinaga Police Chief Ron Maracle recently showed up in person and armed to demand that Kanyenkehaka (Mohawk) dispensaries providing cannabis to a primarily non-native clientele, immediately shutter their doors. Maracle represents a policing agency jointly funded by the elected band council (a department of the Canadian federal government) and the Ontario…

Tyendinaga Longhouse meets to discuss cannabis issue

Social media advertisement released by the Kenhteke Cannabis Association. By Tom Keefer TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – Over 60 people gathered in the Longhouse in Tyendinaga on Wednesday, July 19th to discuss the issue of cannabis use and sales in the territory. The meeting was called after Ron Maracle, the Chief of Police…

Audio and transcript of Tyendinaga Police Chief Ron Maracle trying to shut down Tyendinaga dispensaries

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – On the morning of July 17th 2017, Tyendinaga Police Chief Ron Maracle came to Big Green’s dispensary on Highway 49 in Tyendinaga to make his first stop in attempting to shut down the Indigenous cannabis industry in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. His arrival interrupted a meeting between owners…