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VIDEO – Batchewana Police receive letter and agree to “come to an arrangement” with dispensaries after National Aboriginal Day police station rallies

A new step in a dialogue was made on Sunday as Sergeant Jim Sayers of the Batchewana Police (OPP) agreed with dispensary owners that criminalization doesn’t work to address rights issues; and offered to “sit down, talk about it, come to an arrangement” as Anishinaabe people. OPP Provincial Liaison Team…

Tensions flare at former Camp Ipperwash

From theobserver.ca Original Article by Tyler Kula June 20 2020 A shop was burned down, another damaged, and a firearm appears to have been drawn – and a suspect arrested – in what Kettle and Stony Point First Nation’s chief called a tense and hostile situation reminiscent of the deadly…

Pushed to its limits by provincial stalling, Millbrook polls residents on how to proceed with band-endorsed cannabis sales

From thechronicleherald.ca Original Article by Harry Sullivan June 16 2020 MILLBROOK, N.S. —  Millbrook First Nations residents are being asked for their opinions on how they want the band council to proceed regarding the endorsed sale of cannabis products. Millbrook and other First Nations communities within Nova Scotia have invested…

“Cannabis eases my pain from Chief and Council” #rantsfromtheranch

My mind is a free mind. Creator give me this life, and not once did he ever tell me that one individual is going to tell me what I can and can’t do here. This air is free. These plants are free. This is us. This is ours. Creator told us straightforward that we could use this. Put a little back if you’re going to take it. And don’t ever take too much – don’t take more than what we need. Those are our laws.

Medicine Wheel raising funds for Alderville Women’s Shelter in honour of missing and murdered indigenous women

Owner and Alderville First Nation member Rob Stevenson will match funds raised from raffle of painting From KawarthaNow.com Original Article June 12 2020 Alderville First Nation’s Medicine Wheel Natural Healing is raising funds in June for the Alderville Women’s Shelter. The cannabis retailer, located at 8986 County Road 45 in…

Indigenous Vernon pot shop owner refuses to close after provincial raid

$10K worth of product seized from downtown cannabis dispensary Tupa’s Joint From vernonmorningstar.ca Original Article by Kelsie Kilwana June 11 2020 Members of British Columbia’s Community Safety Unit (CSU) raided Tupa’s Joint in downtown Vernon, an Indigenous-owned cannabis dispensary, and seized all of its products Wednesday, June 10. “They took…