Chief Del Riley, Hereditary Crane Clan Chief, former leader of the National Indian Brotherhood, past president of the Union of Ontario Indians, and past chairman of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples is doing a speaking tour to discuss the constitutionally protected Aboriginal right to cannabis. Chief Riley will be…
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Matthew Esquimaux, the owner of Buddies Smoke Shop in Aundeck Omni Kaning, shares his story of ongoing persecution at the hands of the UCCM police.
Riley, with a lifetime of leadership at every level of Indigenous politics – local, regional, national and international – is now turning his mind to the issue of cannabis, and believes that Sections 25 and 35 of the Constitution Act can be used to protect the Indigenous right to use cannabis as a medicine and means of economic sustenance.
The following table shows the raids that Canadian police forces have carried out against Indigenous cannabis dispensaries on reserve. If there are others that we have missed, please let us know in the comments below. Date Community Store(s) Links Jan 4 2019 Henvey Inlet Medi Shack, other store https://dispensingfreedom.com/2019/08/13/two-alleged-illegal-cannabis-stores-raided-in-henvey-inlet-first-nation/ Jan…
UCCM Anishnaabe Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed a Criminal Code warrant at a residence in Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation based on information that there was an illegal cannabis dispensary located on the property.
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.
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation plebiscite and survey give chief and council nod to regulate legal pot sales