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Stephen Lewis speaks with Grassy Narrows | Jul 31 2014 | Victoria Fenner | A group of people from Grassy Narrows spoke at a public forum about the current conditions on their reserve and demanded action on mercury pollution.
Groundwire Episode 2: Palestine solidarity, Grassy Narrows land rights and campus community radio turns 28 | Jul 31 2014 | Rachel Swatek | This episode is produced by CKUT in Montreal, featuring stories about a Palestine solidarity rally in Montreal, Grassy Narrows land rights, and celebrating 28 years of campus community radio.
Fighting racism and settler colonialism in Thunder Bay | Jul 30 2014 | Scott Neigh | Anishinaabeg activists Jana-Rae Yerxa and Damien Lee talk about the struggle against racism and settler colonialism in Thunder Bay.
Steve Fobister Sr. ends his hunger strike to live on to fight for Grassy Narrows, Aboriginal People and Environmental Justice | Jul 30 2014 | Michael Butler | "This has put an awakening in the whole community. We are coming together to continue our stand together." - Steve Fobister Sr.
Photo by Krystalline Kraus
Grassy Narrows former chief begins hunger strike in desperate attempt to get government help for his people | Jul 30 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Most importantly, the water itself still contains mercury. Of course, water should be clean for its own right to exist as an element of Creation, but this toxicity also affects all living things.
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Grassy Narrows demands Ontario halt clear-cut logging and protect water | Jul 29 2014 | Maryam Adrangi | Grassy Narrows First Nation will head to the Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto on July 31 and are calling on support to join them "in a walk for clean water and Indigenous rights."
Breaking: Hunger strike launched by Grassy Narrows mercury survivor at Queens Park | Jul 29 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A former Grand Chief of Treaty 3 and respected Grassy Narrows Elder is launching a hunger strike at Queens Park today.
University of Saskatchewan sells off Aboriginal art -- for a loss! | Jul 28 2014 | Alexander Ervin, Howard Woodhouse | Western universities are stewards not only of academic freedom, but of our cultural and historical patrimony. Why then, is the University of Saskatchewan secretly selling off Aboriginal art at a loss?
Hunger strike for Grassy Narrows after report hidden by Ontario government comes to light | Jul 28 2014 | Michael Butler | Grassy Narrows (Asubpeechoseewagong) First Nation and the Chiefs of Ontario held a press conference about a hidden report by the Ont. government on the effects of mercury poisoning on the community.
Photo: Miriam Katawazi
Decolonizing Together walking tour actively engages in healing and reconciliation | Jul 25 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | The Indigenous Walking Tour took place Wednesday July 23 with the purpose of assisting with healing and reconciliation by providing a resource for Indigenous people and non-Indigenous people.
Video: Unist'ot'en Camp evicts a TransCanada helicopter crew | Jul 25 2014 | Unist'ot'en Camp | On July 22, the Unist'ot'en Camp evicted a TransCanada crew working on the Coastal Gaslink pipeline within their territories in northern B.C.
Grassy Narrows First Nation comes to Toronto to protect our Water for as long as the river's flow | Jul 25 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | For this year’s Grassy Narrows River Run, thirty Grassy Narrows First Nations members will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect.

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