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Walking Together Project bridges generations By Jim Windle HAGERSVILLE

of the former residential school known to students as the “Mush Hole” was taken by the participating students. It was guided by survivors Geronimo Henry, Karen Hill, Lisa Miller, Laura Butler and Charlene Bomberry who were on hand to answer questions as well. Following all the research and work shops, the young students were tasked with designing and creating art work depicting what they have learned about this black spot on Canadian history. “I wanted First Nations youth to identify with what happened at the residential schools,” said Gallant. “You can read about it and you can know about it but it doesn’t become real until you meet

somebody who survived it.” With Six Nations Community Trust Fund backing, A creative and effecGallant began work on what tive means of educating toshe calls the “Walking Today’s high school students gether” project. about the impact residential They did workshops in schools has had on Six Nahow to gather information, tions and New Credit famitaught by Lisa VanEvery, a lies through art culminated in digital photography workan art show hosted at Hagersshop from Serena Porter and ville Secondary School last a mixed media art workshop week. from Carly Gallant. Six Nations author, art“They used all of those skills and did these projects ist and educator Lori Galusing their own photography, lant came up with the idea and with the help of Genie and archival images from the Martin, Native Education Woodland Cultural Centre’s Councillor and the Woodland library of images,” Gallant Cultural Centre, brought tosays. gether high school students “It was an emotional expeand former Mohawk Institute rience for the students. They students in a series of edubonded with the survivors cational workshops. A tour and got to know them and I believe they have forged lasting relationships.” But the biggest purpose as far as Gallant is concerned is to get the word out there that it is not something that is past. It is still happening and the ripple effect is affecting communities today. “The first day we asked how many students knew about the residential schools, and all of the hands went up,” says Gallant. “Then we asked how many had family members who were residential school survivors, and about 10 hands went up. Then we asked of that 10 how many had spoken to these family members about their experiences at the school and all the hands went down except one Six Nations author, educator and artist Lori Gallant’s “Walk... So I think we changed that ing Together Project” was a great success in educating today’s students about the dark days of the residential schools. with education and talking She plans on expanding the project to other schools as well. with survivors so they will know they can celebrate their (Photo by Jim Windle)

Alex Martin’s project depicts a journey from the darkness of the residential school area into what he hopes will be a new brighter future for Haudenosaunee families. (Photo by Jim Windle) culture and language and not be afraid. There was a lot of fear in the residential schools where they were afraid to speak, afraid to identify with anything that had to do with being First Nations.” The participation and level of understanding of the issues was rewarding for Genie Martin as well. “Every year we host an art

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Partnerships bring Mississauga history to forefront By Stephanie Dearing NEW CREDIT

The culture and heritage of the Mississaugas of New Credit have been eroded over the 400 years that have passed since the Europeans began coming to North America. The past two hundred years have been particularly difficult for New Credit, who were devastated by disease, pushed off their land by settlers and lived to see promises made by the British broken after their participation in the War of 1812. “We're here, reigniting our culture, our heritage,” said Justice Harry LaForme during speeches following the grand opening of New

the First Nations role in the War of 1812,” said Bob Rae, who just stepped down from his career as a Liberal politician last week. “We have not kept faith on the commitments made after the war.” “When I see that display that recognizes the contribution of my people, I feel proud,” said Chief Bryan LaForme. “I feel proud we were able to play a significant role in the creation of Canada.” “With this display, we are no longer a footnote to history,” said Chief LaForme. The display will be officially opened at Fort York next year, said Wayne Reeves, Chief Curator at Toronto Museum Services.

said special guest speaker, Dr. Allan Sherwin, speaking about Mississauga Chief Peter E. Jones. Sherwin, who is a Professor Emeritus at McGill University and is a doctor of neurology, said he felt an affinity with Jones, who was the first status Indian to get a doctor's licence after studying in Britain. Sherwin wrote about Jones in a book titled Bridging Two Peoples: Chief Peter E. Jones, 18431909. Sherwin was later honoured for his work on Jones, given the Joseph Brant Award for his book. University of Calgary Professor Emeritus Donald Smith was also a guest speaker. Smith has written

Elder Roma joined youth representative Ashton, Chief Bryan LaForme and Councillor Cecil Sault for the formal ribbon cutting ceremony to publicly open the new community centre Saturday. Holding the ribbon are Councillors Kerry King and Craig King. Master of Ceremonies, Max King, is also in the photograph. (Photograph by Stephanie Dearing). traits.” “Peter fought for land rights,” said Smith, a fight that was taken up by Jones' niece Elizabeth Sutton, the only woman portrayed in

Mississauga Portraits. The Mississaugas had arrived at what is now called New Credit, land given to them by Six Nations of the Grand after the Mississau-

gas were unable to survive on their lands in what is now Toronto because of the land pressures caused by EuropeContinued on page 13

Bob Rae was present Saturday for the grand opening of the New Credit community centre. Shortly after he arrived on Saturday morning, he was greeted happily by Carolyn King and Chief Bryan LaForme. (Photograph by Stephanie Dearing). Credit's community centre. “I'm delighted.” LaForme spoke about growing up not speaking Ojibwe and being conscious of it, and said he feels First Nations people are still under attack. “There is a sense we are being removed from the fabric of Canada ever so slowly.” The day's events, a step towards carving out a new future for the Mississaugas of New Credit, featured New Credit all day long, through a special focus during the Ontario Historical Society's 125th meeting, to the unveiling of a newly created exhibit on the outcome of the War of 1812 for First Nations, to a public grand opening of the community centre. On hand for the events were former Liberal interim leader, Bob Rae; Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians representatives Grand Chief Gord Peters and Deputy Grand Chief Denise Stonefish and Ontario's Minister of Aboriginal Affairs David Zimmer. “It's wonderful for us to remember the significance of

The exhibit is the result of “an impressive collaboration with Toronto and the people of New Credit,” said Reeves. He explained that betrayal had been chosen as the theme for the exhibit because “we saw the betrayal of the First Nations as the outcome of that war.” David Zimmer said it was fitting that the 125th meeting of the OHS meeting took place at New Credit because the society was founded with First Nations people. “Dr. Jones was a hero,”

two books about the Mississauga, and much of the research was done at New Credit throughout his life, he said. His first book, Sacred Feathers, was about Chief Peter E. Jones, and his second book, Mississauga Portraits, recently published, continues the story of the Mississauga through the recreation of the lives of eight Ojibwe who lived during the same period. That book, which is being published by the University of Toronto, is titled “Mississauga Por-

The third annual Day of 1,000 Canoes drew a good crowd of participants on Saturday, including Six Nations members. It's not known if 1,000 canoes were paddled down the Grand River from Caledonia (pictured above) to Cayuga, but the unique day-long celebration of the Grand River and canoeing is growing. This year, participants could bicycle or walk as well as paddle. Tree planting was to take place at a preselected downstream location. Participants could stop at York and Cayuga to take in some nourishment and enjoy the entertainment provided. Tim Hortons once again offered coffee via a paddle-through. The event was started by Blaine Nicholls and Shane Carmichael in 2011. (Photograph by Stephanie Dearing.)

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Six Nations role in Battle of Beaver Dams commemorated By Stephanie Dearing THOROLD, ON The Battle of Beaver Dams, one that was fought entirely by Six Nations warriors, was commemorated with three new plaques this past weekend. Keith Jamieson, Executive Director of the Six Nations Legacy Consortium was present in Thorold for the events. Saturday, Six Nations Veterans attended a parade and flag raising ceremony, which included a Haudenosaunee flag, Jamieson said. Six Nations planted a Tree of Peace (white pine) at the former battle ground, and three small plaques mounted

on a boulder were unveiled. A remembrance ceremony was held on Monday for all those who lost their lives in the battle. Jamieson said a Haudenosaunee flag was also flown from the DeCew house in Thorold. “We wanted to make sure there was something at Beaver Dams which was specific for the warriors, because there wasn't.” The existing memorials made scant mention of Six Nations warriors. “We fought the whole damned thing,” said Jamieson. “To do this now is terribly important because it is specific to our involvement. That's really why we wanted to do

something there.” Approximately 400 warriors from Caughnawaga (or Kahnawake), Akwesasne, Tyendinaga and Six Nations repelled about 500 Americans at what is now called the Battle of Beaver Dams. Originally, said Jamieson, the battle was called the Battle of Beech Woods because the site was dominated by Beechwood trees. But don't go looking in what is currently called the Battle of Beaver Dams Park for the plaques. Jamieson said the plaques were dedicated at what is now believed to have been the original battle grounds, which had once been home to the Welland

The original historical plaque commemorating the Battle of Beaver Dams, which was removed from the original battle ground and placed in what is called Battle of Beaver Dams Park in Thorold, barely touches upon the pivotal role Six Nations warriors played in repelling the American forces 200 years ago. (Photograph by Dave LaForce).

Canal. On Sunday, a reconciliation meeting took place between Six Nations and representatives from Caughnawaga and Akwesasne, Jamieson said. An exchange of gifts took place. Tom Deer and Curtis Lazore represented Caughnawaga and Akwesasne in the ceremony. “There was a crowd there” for the ceremony, Jamieson said. “Not a big crowd, it was relatively small. But most of the people there have been trying to get this done for a long time ... It's been very difChief Bryan LaForme greeted Ontario Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer outside ficult to get it through the buthe New Credit community centre Saturday morning. Zimmer said he had been delayed by traffic on the highway, but he had also stopped at New Credit’s Country Style Donuts where Chief LaForme had been interviewed for a Globe & Mail article that was published on June 21. (Photograph by Stephanie Dearing).

Will Ontario walk its talk? By Stephanie Dearing NEW CREDIT

The Ontario Minister of Aboriginal Affairs assured the audience attending events held at the New Credit community centre Saturday that Premier Kathleen Wynne had prioritized the Aboriginal interests and issues. David Zimmer began his comments by citing Chief Bryan LaForme, who was recently interviewed by the Globe & Mail about the War of 1812. “I read the piece on Chief LaForme and the War of 1812 in the Globe & Mail this morning,” he said. Chief LaForme “makes the point, and I think it's not in any way overstated, it's the truth of the matter, that if it were not for the contribution of the Aboriginal people in the War of 1812 the country that we know today as Canada would probably not be here in it's current form.” “Thank you for that contribution,” Zimmer said, before acknowledging the role played at the Battle of York by the Mississaugas of New Credit, Beusoleil First Na-

tion, Chippewas of Georgina Island and the Chippewas of Rama. “Premier Kathleen Wynne knew I was coming here this morning, she asked me to convey her personal best wishes to everyone and to personally congratulate all of you for the hard work that you've done,” Zimmer said. “I can tell you that our new Premier Kathleen Wynne has got a very, very deep profound and heartfelt interest in dealing with a whole range of issues in the Aboriginal file.” Zimmer said Wynne had told Zimmer to “move the file forward” in the Letter of Mandate he received when he was made the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, and added that the 26 other ministries were also “expected to make their contribution to cooperate with all other ministries and the Aboriginal community in advancing the cause.” Zimmer said Wynne wanted him to tell people her son-in-law is a Cree from Moosenee, making Aboriginal issues more personal for Wynne. However, Jane Beecroft,

who has been working with Carolyn King on the Moccasin Identifier project said they had attempted to meet with Zimmer, and had obtained an appointment, but the appointment was cancelled and rescheduled, then cancelled again. She said they have now given up on trying to meet with him. The Moccasin Identifier project is a province-wide program that would make information from Aboriginal archaeological sites dating back to the Ice Age available throughout the province. The goal of the project is to give people an opportunity to learn about the people who lived at the site in the past. The logo for the project is now being developed and tested, but Beecroft, who is often referred to as the Truth Speaker by the Mississauga, said before the project can proceed, they need clearances from six different Ontario ministries. Beecroft hoped the Ontario government will live up to the message conveyed by Zimmer on Saturday, but she will not be holding her breath.

reaucracy.” Even though the 1812 Thorold Committee did not promote the event very well, Jamieson said the Legacy Consortium was pleased with the outcome. “People wanted to see our presence on these sites,” he said. The Legacy Consortium has worked to achieve that goal, and the it has been succeeding. He said Six Nations Historian Rick Hill wrote the majority of the largest new plaque that is now gracing the former battleground. “We've been able to do things at Stoney Creek ...

now we've been able to do the same thing at Beaver Dams and hopefully we'll be able to get something in at Queenston Heights,” said Jamieson. “We're hitting our mark. That's where we wanted to be. This is one piece of that.” “We're having influence,” said Jamieson. “We get ourselves into the back room and we can influence it. That's the way it works, that's the way the world works. We're doing that whenever and wherever we can. If we get in there early, we can influence how things come out in the end.”

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Black money greases the machine While one book says the love of money is the root of all evil, others are happily accepting “black money” from Enbridge and other big oil corporations to mitigate bad press by buying off municipal fire services along the path of the Line 9 oil pipeline and even Hamilton regional police departments. This is not at all surprising considering the by-off attempts made right here at Six Nations by various wind energy corporations to back off those in opposition to their corporate plans. We all know politicians are being bought and sold every day by big money lobbying interests, but what if something goes very wrong and the promises made to municipalities, provincial governments and even farmers prove to be empty? What then? At the Westover protest site, there are special corruption concerns when the police are gleefully accepting large sums of money in the face of a probable protest. Are they buying favour with the police? Even if not, it certainly doesn’t look good. We were taken aback by the blind faith some Westover farmers are putting in Enbridge’s words when a quick google search of Enbridge oil spills will tell a much different story. Are they receiving money to cooperate or are they simply blind Conservative Party voters who believe Stephan Harper can do no wrong? We don’t know that either, but there is something very amiss about how this disaster waiting to happen is being pumped through parliament like bitumen through Line 9. It’s all too heavy, too corrosive too toxic and too Conservative for our liking. While protesters are being labeled tree huggers and hippies by the more conservative thinking mainstream media, Enbridge is being cast as the poor victim of homegrown terrorism. To those who get upset whenever someone protests anything, we ask, so what would make you get out and stand in the way of something bad coming down the political pipe. Would it be the institution of taxes on reserve? Would it be the CAS getting more power over Indigenous families? What would you stand on the protest line for? If you can not find any answer to that question, you are exactly what the government of Canada is looking for. Passive Indians to put an Indigenous face on their corporate agendas. Not everyone will agree on what situation would put them on the streets in protest, but everyone, especially from an Indigenous background should start thinking about it. What’s the old saying, anyone who will stand for nothing will fall for everything. Somewhere along the line we all have been dumbed down to the point where making a living and raising ones family is their only concern. Although these two issues occupy most of our thoughts and energy these days, other important issues are being slid through under our contented little noses. One can talk about being protectors of the land or one can protect the land. One can read about a situation in the papers and wring their hands in disgust, while others stand and say, “Oh no you don’t. Not in my name.” Have we become so passive and blind to see how we are being manipulated by a system that tells us that the greatest gift in life comes from just being lucky to have a job. If it was simply all about jobs and money, we should all get into the cocaine business. I understand it pays really well and there are no lay-offs.

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The Vanishing Race of Turtle Island Outsiders simply cannot ever know what is best for Indigenous people on how we are chosen to walk the sacred path. I have had Indigenous days ever since I came into this life. Sadly the Government has now granted me one day of the year to consider our contributions to this sacred land and told us to celebrate it. We are now in a sad state of affairs because of one sure reason: The Indian Act. As a result we live on a small tract of land to whom the legal title is the Crown. In other words, the original people do not own the land. We don’t enjoy the same property rights as immigrants and we continue to be the wards of the government. I look around and realize it’s hard to have pride in something we will never own. It’s hard to create a prosperous community when a person’s land can be taken away and given to someone else anytime. Of all the years of not only one, but two systems of leadership, nothing ever seems to get better. In Canada, there are only three groups of people who can’t own their own property; the mentally incompetent, children and the Indigenous people living on a Reserve. In the 2012 federal budget, the Conservative Government committed to explore with interested First Nations the opportunity of moving forward with legislation that would allow “private property ownership” within current reserve boundaries. They say, to correct the historic injustice, and that colour and race does not place any person in this country in a lower category. Why all of a sudden does the government want equality? Is it called total assimilation into a municipality? Through the MRP they will now place people in our community, and on our sacred land, who are totally obsessed with Real Estate. Have the leaders led us down a path of total demise? We can never again be the Keepers of what I thought to be our sacred Mother Earth. We will now expect a property tax assessment and a T-4 slip. Is this now our identity along with a warped sense of community? I wonder what it feels like for our leaders to wipe out a total race of people who, since our Creation, felt like we were distinct and original. I can only believe they will answer to the Creator for a “Vanishing Race of Magnificent People on Turtle Island.” Dr. Jan Kohehti:io Longboat Mohawk Nation, Turtle Island

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Helen Miller on Techlink and VLT gaming at Bingo Hall In speaking only for myself and not the rest of council this letter is to set the record straight on the gaming issue Chief Montour wrote about in a letter to the community two weeks ago. A while back Chief Montour said a gaming company called Techlink wanted to do an information session to council. Council gets quite a few of these type requests where companies are hawking their wares so I didn’t bother to attend. What Chief Montour neglected to mention is that he planned to call a special council meeting after the information session to ask council to agree for him to work with this company in setting up some kind of gaming pilot project. Had I known this I would certainly have attended the meeting. As it turned out the councillors in attendance at this specially-called meeting passed a resolution for Chief Montour to investigate this gaming venture. I believed this investigation would involve due diligence and some kind of plan for council to review and approve. But that didn’t happen. First thing I knew Chief Montour going ahead with setting up VLT machines in the Bingo Hall on a trial basis. Chief Montour said he’s understanding of the resolution was that he was given the go ahead to set up the pilot project. Now I don’t know what kind of dictionary those Delawares use but “investigation” in the dictionary us Mohawks use means “investigating” not “ “implementing”. Then I had to hear from an outside source that Chief Montour’s wife was hired by Techlink as a First Nations Liaison person. Imagine the backlash from the community and the media if council made a deal with a company that employed Chief Montour’s wife. Of course Chief Montour didn’t see this as being a conflict. What really concerned me about this project is that Economic Development was left out of the loop. Economic Development Director Matt Jamieson was just as much in the dark about this project as I was. Instead Chief Montour was doing all the work when at the very onslaught the project should have been turned over to Economic Development. Now I know Economic Development and Lands Resource more then have their hands full keeping track of and negotiating with all these wind and solar farm developments happening on our lands. I told Council the other day if we need to hire more people to help our directors then let’s hire more people. Chief and Council have no business working with economic development projects: yet that seems to be a large majority of our work. Other concerns I had and why I voted to turn down the project are: I didn’t see any

kind of plan about the pilot project or any kind of financial statement indicating who was sponsoring the project, what it was costing, what contribution if any Six Nations would make etc. I didn’t see a Due Diligence report on Techlink. I heard there was private investors but wasn’t told who these private investors were or what their role would be. Chief Montour said the plan was to hook up VLT machines in private businesses on reserve but didn’t tell us who those private businesses would be or show us any kind of plan as to how this aspect of the project would work. I also had concerns about the OFNLP agreement. Council spoke briefly about the agreement but never had an in-depth discussion on the potential impact if Six Nations got into its own gaming venture. It’s my understanding First Nations OFNLP representative Steve Williams had concerns about Six Nations moving forward with the Techlink project. Chief Montour may see the $8 million Six Nations is to receive yearly from the OFNLP agreement as a piddly amount in terms of gaming revenues in Ontario but our administration depends on this money for projects such as the new water treatment plant. I believe my role as a councillor is to protect the best interests of our community and making decisions without fully understanding what I’m doing is not in the best interest of our community. Council still hasn’t gotten any kind of information on this pilot project. We still haven’t seen any kind of pilot project agreement. We haven’t seen any kind of MOU. We haven’t seen any kind of financial documentation. We haven’t discussed the impact to Six Nations OFNLP gaming agreement. Last week Chief Montour told the TIN he wants to have a community meeting to get direction from the community to move ahead with the Techlink project. “The people are the boss, he said, not the council.” I agree the community needs to be on board but I will not be bullied by the community or anyone else into reversing my decision about the Techlink project. Any gaming initiative has to be done right and above board and with the community being fully informed. I will not even consider supporting the Techlink project until I have all the information I need to make an informed decision, until the project is under the management of Six Nations Economic Development and until I have assurance the Chief’s wife no longer works with or for Techlink. Councillor Helen Miller

NIAGARA PENINSULA ABORIGINAL AREA MANAGEMENT BOARD A diversified and active circle of off-reserve Aboriginal peoples representative of Brantford, Hamilton, St. Catharines and Fort Erie with a population of approximately 20,000 people, offers excellent opportunities for growth, as well as employment. The Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board is currently seeking a:

(1) YOUTH SERVICE OFFICER (YSO) Full Time Position (40 Hours per week) Location: Fort Erie location ...TBD Reporting to the Executive Director, the Youth Service Officer is responsible for providing career/employment counseling, facilitating and promoting community employment opportunities for Urban Aboriginal youth within the greater Fort Erie and the Niagara-South region. Main responsibilities include: facilitating career planning and case management for individual clients; identifying and implementing employment/training objectives to assist Youth clients in the THREE priority areas of: Youth in the School, the workplace and in the Community; assisting individuals/communities to secure funding for employment and skills development training initiatives through a local delivery service network across the Niagara Peninsula. The successful candidate will have demonstrated proven experiences with: •

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The spirit of Becky Smith evident at women’s tournament By Jim Windle SIX NATIONS

The Akwesasne Warriors, Whitby Rush, Niagara Turtle Islanders, Toronto Stars, and the Grand River Attack did battle at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena, Saturday and Sunday in the Grand River

the elite players in this league whom everyone loved. Every team in the league knew her, respected her as a player and loved her as a person, so all five teams supported the event.” Each team was guaranteed a minimum of three games throughout the weekend in

Tournament MVP, Chelsea Doolittle of the Grand River Attack stops both the ball and the Akwesasne shooter from going in at the 2013 Becky Smith and Bill Jamieson Memorial Lacrosse Tournament. (Photo by Jim Windle)

Remembering “Beckerz” at women’s lax tournament Attack’s Becky Smith, Bill Jamieson Memorial Women’s Box Lacrosse Tournament. The fun and competition of the games was also a time of remembering the 24 year old Becky “Beckerz” Smith, one of the best women’s lacrosse players and sportspersons in the region. She was killed in a work related industrial accident in Brantford, Nov. 15, 2012. “We ran a tournament before in honour of Bill Jamieson who was associated with our team who had died of complications due to diabetes,” said event co-organizer and Grand River Attack assistant coach, Patrick Bailey. Jamieson died on July 18, 2006. “This year, when Becky died before Christmas, we decided to do this tournament in her honour,” says Bailey. “Becky was the heart and soul of this team and one of

the round robin format. The Attack lost the first game of the event Saturday morning by a score of 3-2. Scoring for the Attack were Mekwan Tul-

pin, and Jessica Hill. The Attack regrouped and blew out the Akwesasne Warriors 10-1 in the 11 o’clock game, Saturday, led by Kristin Bomberry’s two goals and four assists. The score was 5-0 for Grand River after the first period, 8-0 after two, and the final 10-1 reached in the third. Grand River point getters were: Katrina Bailey (2G,1A), Kristin Greene (1G,2A), Mekwan Tulpin (1G,3A), Kristin Bomberry (2G,4A), Alicia Henry (1G,1A), Janice Raechelle Williams (1G), Joni SquireHill (1G,1A), Deena Miller (1G,1A), Irena Petrovic (2A), Shay Thomas (1A), and Dee

Number 16 Alisha Smith, sister of the late Becky Smith whom the tournament was named after, keeps close tabs on Toronto Stars’ Meaghan Boyle in the Championship Game played Sunday afternoon at the ILA. The Grand River Attack won the gold medal. Lindsey Smith also played in the memory of her sister. (Photo by Jim Windle)

Pantin (1A). The lone Akwesasne goal scored with 16 seconds remaining in the game went to Waheshon Lazore, assisted by Shawnee Oaks and Brittney Miller. Late Saturday afternoon Round Robin play downs decided who would face whom in Sunday’s Medal Round. The new franchise, Niagara Turtle Islanders, won Bronze

in the morning game Sunday before the big matchup between the host Grand River Attack and the Toronto Stars in the gold medal game. Coach Bailey led the players and fans in a moment silence in the memory of Becky Smith to open the Championship Game. The Attack won the 7-0 to take the game and the gold medal.

Winning Tournament MVP honours was Attack goalie, Chelsea Doolittle who played a great series of games. Bailey said that after the Championship game was over and the coaches shook hands on the floor, the Toronto coach told him that there was a definite spirit present throughout the entire tournament that other teams recognized as well.


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Rebels still unbeaten as regular season winds down By Jim Windle SIX NATIONS

Sunday afternoon Rebels coach Murray Porter’s only real concern was not embarrassing the 1-16 Owen Sound Northmen too badly. To that end, he decided to sit out a few of his regulars to offer more AP players, including Bantam goaltender Mitch Henhawk a chance to shine. Also dressing in the 14-5 win from the Six Nations Minor Lacrosse system were Phil Henry, Jordan MacKenzie, Ty Logan, and Alex Henry. It turned out to be more of a scene from the movie “Fight Club” than a lacrosse game in the third period, but the two teams enjoyed a relatively calm and even first period. Austin Staats converted from Alex Henry at 5:48 and Ian Martin made it 2-0 with a short hander at 8:17. The Northmen’s Grayham Santin scored one at 10:23 before Kyle Isaacs made it 3-1 with another short handed goal, unassisted. Owen Sound scored its second of the period on a power play at 12:29 which Ian Martin countered at 19:45 with the Rebels’ third short hander of the period. Ryan Hamilin scored for Owen Sound to end the period with Six Nations leading 4-3. The Rebels opened the second period with two more short handed goals scored by Martin and Brodie Tansley. Staats, Jesse Johnson and Tansley added goals to the Six Nations side of the scoresheet to end the second period ahead 9-3. The story of the third period was not the lacrosse game which Six Nations eventually won 14-5. It was the fights as referees Andrew Ecclestone and John Sutcliffe were called upon to break up numerous dust-ups and shoving matches, blowing 37 penalties, mostly roughing, fighting and unsportsmanlike conduct. Leading the penalty parade was Rebels’ AP player Jordan MacKenzie, with 39 minutes, and Timothy Johnson with 20 minutes. There may be suspensions to follow. Coach Murray Porter was not happy with his teams lack of self control especially heading into the playoffs. There are only four regular season games remaining.

Friday night at the ILA the Six Nations Rebels made it 15-0 with a 16-6 walk in the park against the London Blue Devils. The 16 goals were spread amongst 11 Rebel players with Danton Miller leading the way with three goals and three assists. After a slow start in the fist half of the period, Jesse Johnson, Austin Staats and Danton Miller suddenly exploded with goals at 9:21, 10:35 and 10:50 respectively. London struck with a power play goal at 15:36, but Rebels’ AP call up Rhys Tansley and brother Brodie Tansley closed out the period at 5-1. Bo Henhawk, Miller, Dal-

las John and Tyler Longboat extended the Rebels lead to 9-1 before Sam MacGee and Brendan Chess added the Devils second and third goals to end the second period 9-3. Kyle Isaacs, Jesse Johnson, Jacob Bomberry and Greg Longboat scored early in the third period and the rout was on at 13-3. At that point it appeared the Rebels were getting a bit bored and began making a few mistakes allowing the Devils goals at 7:58, 8:45 and 10:35. Miller, Staats and Henhawk scored late Rebels goals to complete the game with a 16-6 final score. This coming week will see the Rebels hosting Niag-

Rebels captain Ian Martin takes a diving shot on the London goal but missed this time. Martin leads the league with 29 goals and 79 assists for 108 points in 16 games played. (Photo by Jim Windle) ara on Thursday night, June 27, and Elmira, Friday night, June 28, at the ILA . Sunday

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Chiefs claim first place in Major Series By Jim Windle SIX NATIONS

The Six Nations Chiefs took both legs of a home and home series with the Brampton Excelsiors this week beginning with 7-5 win Thursday night in Brampton and a 10-6 decision at the ILA Sunday evening. The Chiefs have moved into first place in the Major Series with a 7-1-1 record as of this edition. Peterborough is one point behind the Chiefs with 14 points but have played one more game. The Lakers and the Chiefs go nose to nose in a first place battle in Peterborough Thursday, June 27, and return to the ILA next Sunday evening at 7 pm to face the Oakville Rock. This past Sunday was much like the game in Brampton with both team’s goalies and defense not allowing many opportunities, resulting in relatively low scoring games. Roger Vyse scored from Tom Montour at 3:36 but Brampton’s Ethan O’Connor tied the game two minutes later. Two goals by veteran NLL’er, Kasey Beirnes and another by Vyse gave Six Nations a 4-1 lead but Brampton closed that gap to 4-3 by the end of the session. Former Arrow and CLax star Chris Attwood scored back to back goals to begin the second frame before Craig Point and David

Brock answered. Attwood scored his third of the period unassisted to bring the clubs to a 6-6 stalemate after 40 minutes of play. Chiefs’ goalie Evan Kirk bricked up the net in the final period while the Chiefs offense cut a hole in the Excelsiors defense, scoring four unanswered goals in the final 20 minutes. Craig Point, Vyse, and Alex Hill scored two third period goals. Only stellar work by Brampton goaltender Scotty Kormer prevented the third period from being a blow out as he made several hard saves. The Chiefs won the first leg of a home and home series, 7-5 in Brampton, Thursday night. A four goal second period made the difference for the Chiefs. Roger Vyse and Alex Hill scored two very early Six Nation’s goals but the Excelsiors matched that by the end of the first period. Both teams remained scoreless in the second until 16:06 when Craig Point scored from Cody Jamieson and Colin Doyle. The goal put Brampton back on its heels for a few moments and that was long enough for Jamieson to make it 2-0 at 16:41. Excelsior’s Sandy Chapman made it 4-3 at 17:36 before Billy Dee Smith scored from Rory Smith and goalie Evan Kirk at 18:19. Brampton came back with their fourth goal of the

Alex “Kedoh” Hill put the final two nails in Brampton’s coffin late in the third period at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. He also added an assist and used his speed to break up several Brampton break out plays along the way. The Chiefs won 10-6 and took possession of first place. (Photo by Jim Windle) game at 1:08. The Excelsiors were handed a golden opportunity to tie the game when Joe Resetarits was awarded a penalty shot at 5:34. But Kirk stopped him to help the Chiefs hold the one goal edge to that point in the game. Kirk added insult to injury by setting up Rodd Squire and Cody Jamieson with great down-floor passes. Resetarits scored his second of the game for Brampton at 14:48 with Chiefs David Brock off for holding but Kirk closed the door after that to secure the two goal win. Kirk was also in on Billy Dee Smith’s second period goal.

Craig Point finds himself with nothing but black net to shoot at from the edge of the Brampton crease and made no mistake. (Photo by Jim Windle)

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Arrows, tops in OLA Jr. A after this week’s action By Jim Windle SIX NATIONS

The Brampton Excelsiors felt the sharp edge of the Arrows attack Friday night at the Memorial Arena in Brampton with an 11-7 Six Nations win. It was 4-0 before Brampton got into the game with a late first period goal. Brendan Bomberry, Brandon Montour, Haodais Maracle and Tehoka Nanticoke scored for the Arrows. Brampton had a strong second period doubling up on Six Nations 4-2 to come within a goal of the leaders, but the Arrows got back to business in the third.

Six Nations Police Briefs Staff Gas bar attendant robbed Police are seeking help in solving a brazen robbery that took place at the Gas Bar on Chiefswood Road at 10 pm

Johnny Powless and Josh Johnson scored two each and Maracle ended the game 11-7 and hung on to a two point lead over the Orangeville Northmen. They remained in the OLA Jr. A top spot to that point thanks to back to back Northmen losses this week, both to Whitby. Last Wednesday night in Burlington, the Arrows brought down the Chiefs 16-6 led by Randy Staats’ five goals and three assists and backed up by another solid game in goal by Warren Hill. Shane Simpson, Randy Staats with two, and Josh Johnson built a 4-1 first period for Six Nations before

blowing the doors off the ILA in the second as Staats, Brendan Bomberry (2G), Johnny Powless, Haodais Maracle Kason Tarbell and Adam Bomberry. It was 11-3 entering the last period and the Arrows kept coming with additional goals scored by Staats’ with his fourth and fifth of the night, Brendan Bomberry’s third, Tarbell’s second, and Tyson Bomberry. Burlington scored three third period goals. Tuesday night the 1-10 Mississauga Tomahawks were in Six Nations to face the 11-3 Arrows. No results were available by press time.

Randy Staats #83, Haodais Maracle #28 and #93 Johnny Powless present a powerful threesome in a recent game at the ILA. The Arrows are in first place in the OLA Jr. A. (File photo by Jim Windle)

Sunday. Police responding to a robbery report at the gas station learned a single Native man had approached a male employee before grabbing and hitting the employee on the face. The suspect then grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from the employee's pocket before throwing the employee to the

ground, said the police. The suspect fled on foot. Police said the suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. The police ask that anyone with information about the robbery call them at 519-445-2811, or to call in their information to Crimestoppers at 1-800-2228477.

Police arrest two after pursuit A traffic stop on Fourth Line near Chiefswood on Monday June 24 turned into a police pursuit and the arrest of two people. A police brief said officers tried to make a traffic stop at 5 pm but the driver of the vehicle, a black Pontiac Sunfire, failed to stop

for police. The driver instead accelerated the vehicle to what police described as a high rate of speed, driving westbound on Fourth Line, weaving in and out of traffic. Officers followed, and when the driver of the Sunfire stopped at a Fourth Line residence, the occupants of the car were arrested. Police

identified the driver as 24 year old Thomas David Ryder Bomberry, but did not identify his colleague. Bomberry faces a number of charges including Flight From Police, Dangerous Driving, Possession of Housebreaking Tools, Fail to Comply with a Recognizance. Bomberry was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Partnerships Continued from page 4 an settlement. “They arrived here in rather bad shape,” said Sherwin. But within 30 years of their arrival to the small parcel of land that is now home, Peter Jones built the first council house. Over the decades, New Credit members have continued to build upon that success, creating infrastructure to serve the community, culminating with the construction of the community centre. “This has been a long time coming,” said Cecil Sault,

New Credit Councillor and the Chair of the Community Centre Building Committee. He said there was adversity in building the centre, as can be found with any business, but the community came to terms. “It's state of the art,” he said proudly. “It'll well be here long after we're gone. It'll be here for our children and our children's children.” “Your new community centre will serve as the hub of a strong, caring community,” said Brad Rudachyk, President of the Ontario Historical Society.

Walking Together

Continued from page 2 ing and my mother suffered and felt the affect of it. When she had kids she was determined to change that and be a better parent than her dad was to her.” Andrew Martin explains his art submission. “My art shows three different angles of the school building,” he says. “The three generational aspect as well, beginning with a representation of the bad things that happened, to where as survi-

vors you can draw strength from each other and trying to move forward.” Gallant was more than satisfied that the “Walking Together” project is a winner and would like to repeat it in the future. “I am overwhelmed,” she said. “We had our opening at the Woodland Cultural Centre and people were asking where this exhibition was going next. I’d like to do it again, maybe at another high school.”

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Director, Post-Secondary Program Indspire, Six Nations/Toronto

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Project Coordinator

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THOMAS: VERA Peacefully at the Iroquois Lodge, Ohsweken on Tuesday June 18, 2013 at the age of 81 years. Loving mother of Victor and Diane, Randy, Dean and Della, Steve, and Tracy. Dear grandmother of Randeelee, Joyleen, Tanya, Amanda, Sam, Matt, Dexter, Drew and 11 great grandchildren. Also survived by her sister Jean (late Lorne), brother George (late Vivian) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Reginald and Jemima (Maracle) Martin and siblings, Nelson (Louise), Daisy (Sid), Rita (Arnold), Phyllis (Walter), Marie (Tom), Bob (Virginia), and Lester (Faye). Rested at her son Victor’s home, 851 Seneca Road, Six Nations after 2 p.m. Wednesday where funeral service was held on Thursday June 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment Stumphall Cemetery. www.rhbanderson.com SANDY - Vincent, Whitney and Hayley would like to announce the safe arrival of their little brother Howard AnIn memoriam In memoriam drew Sandy, born at home on June 23, 2013 at 2:12 am, weighing 7lbs, 2oz. Proud parents Kateri and Ken would like to thank Phyllis and Lori from the Birthing Centre for all their help and support and for almost making it on time for the birth!

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Children’s Creative Workshop “Red Barn”

Keely Louise Hill December 14, 2009 - June 30, 2011 Sometimes when I first awake I think that you’re still here, And for a fleeting moment The clouds all disappear. For you brought endless sunshine Until you went away, And now I miss you desperately, Each minute of everyday. You would not like to see me sad So what I try to do, Is live a bright and happy life In memory of you. Although I loved you dearly, I could not make you stay. The silent grief that’s in my heart, Carries you everyday. My little angel up in heaven, For now we are apart, You’ll always live inside of me Deep within my heart. Love & Miss you everyday baby girl. Always in our hearts Love Mommy, Daddy, Austin, Shaely & Jordes.

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Strawberry Social • Hot Dogs • Drinks • Live Music Where: Six Nations Pageant Grounds, 843 Seneca Rd. When: Sat. June 29th, 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Fundraiser for Six Nations Pageant Forest Theatre.

Children 9 to 14 years July 15 – 19, 2013 July 22 – 26, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sour Springs Longhouse (3rd Line). Donation: $20.00/per child/per week • Must have Health Card Number. Registration Location/Times: Friday June 21, 2013, Chiefswood Park – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Thursday June 27, 2013, Iroquois Plaza – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Friday July 5, 2013, Iroquois Plaza – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by: Six Nations Council & Brantford Community Foundation.

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Strawberry Luncheon At Christ Church, 2317 Cayuga Rd. on Saturday, June 29, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. Salads, cold cuts, buns, beverage, desserts. Adults 8.00, Children (6-12) 4.00.

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Children’s Clothing Clearout Sale Newborns – 6X & Baby Toys & Accessories. Behind Nancy’s Variety & Gas Bar, 3613 1st Line. Saturdays & Sundays 9AM – 4PM.

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Coming events

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Six Nations Heart Health Committee Presents Rez Relay Sunday June 30, 2013 Rain Date July 7th. 3 per team-no SN Rebels Lacrosse exceptions. 12 years and up. Need $25 in pledges miniGolf Tournament 2013 mum. Cash prizes $300, $150, $75 Walk, Bike, Run Many thanks to all of the Please contact Lois Bomberry 519-445-4019 press 1 golfers for participating! To register or for more information Big thanks to our hole sponsors: Doolittle’s Vafor sale for sale riety, Lone Wolf Pit Stop, Maracle Man’s, Red Indian Floor Model Soft Ice Cream Machine (Sweden) good Mini Mart & Service Cen- condition $800.00 or Best offer. 3 Head Slushi Machine tre, Village Cafe, Middleport good condition $1500.00 firm. 519-445-2671. Mechanical, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, Cafe 54, and RBC. Big thanks to our donators: O. H. Multimedia, Grand River Spa, Affordable Flowers & Gifts, Grand River Enterprises, Strickland’s, The Greens at Renton, and Williams Lawn Care. Special thanks to our volunteers: Tanya Thomas, Kenny McNaughton, Kaitlin Sandy, Katie Maracle, Adrianne Smith, Shania Anderson, Natasha Williams, Isaac Sollazzo, Shirley Bomberry, Tammy Hill, Jenn Hill, and Betty Williams. Special thanks to the family of Carney Johnson for looking after their memorial hole. Special thanks to the family of Keegan Hill for their generous donation to their memorial hole.

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Randi Skye & Travis Fraser would like to thank everyone who put the Turkey The Six Nations Health Shoot on for us. Also evFoundation Inc. eryone who donated their time to make it a successinvite you to attend the Annual General Meeting ful event. to be held on Saturday, June NYA: W� 29, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. – wanted 1:00 P.M. at the Woodland Indian Cultural Educational “Wanted” dried Indian Centre, 184 Mohawk Street, White corn, shelled or on Brantford, Ontario. the cob. 519 445 2390.

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Patience is necessary this week, Aries. Without it, you will grow frustrated quickly over the course of several days. Relax and make the most of the situation.

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21

Expect to feel energetic and enthusiastic this week, Taurus. You may not know the source of all this energy and optimism, but that’s irrelevant as long as you enjoy these feelings.

GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21

You may be feeling a little psychic lately, Gemini. Give your insights the benefit of the doubt and try to understand the message that is being conveyed.

CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22

Some intellectual conversation has you aiming for bigger and better things, Cancer. You may start a few creative projects as a result of these discussions.

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Saturday

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Monday

Day Wed Thu Fri Sat

Last 6/29

New 7/8

Day Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue

Peak Times AM PM 1:38-3:38 2:08-4:08 2:32-4:32 3:02-5:02 3:22-5:22 3:52-5:52 4:10-6:10 4:40-6:40

Day Sun Mon Tue

Sunrise 5:42 a.m. 5:42 a.m. 5:43 a.m. 5:43 a.m. 5:44 a.m. 5:44 a.m. 5:45 a.m.

Sunset 9:03 p.m. 9:03 p.m. 9:03 p.m. 9:03 p.m. 9:03 p.m. 9:02 p.m. 9:02 p.m.

Moonrise Moonset 11:18 p.m. 9:39 a.m. 11:50 p.m. 10:50 a.m. No Rise 11:59 a.m. 12:20 a.m. 1:05 p.m. 12:50 a.m. 2:10 p.m. 1:20 a.m. 3:12 p.m. 1:51 a.m. 4:12 p.m.

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Libra, sheer luck that brings strange and wonderful things is in the big picture this week. The things that you have been wishing or dreaming of just may come true. SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, a business or romantic partner brings good news your way. This news erases a funk that you have been in. The news may help you resume a goal you had abandoned.

SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21

Sagittarius, don’t worry about an upcoming doctor’s visit. You may just get a clean bill of health from your doctor this week. This will definitely ease up some stress.

CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20

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Virgo, a release of tension is just what you need. You may find that something that has been restricting you and holding you back disappears in a few days.

AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18

Peak Times AM PM 4:57-6:57 5:27-7:27 5:43-7:43 6:13-8:13 6:29-8:29 6:59-8:59

Sun/Moon Chart This Week

VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22

You are full of creative energy, Capricorn, and must turn it into projects that may help you to earn some money in the near future. Get started while you are motivated.

Tuesday

Isolated T-storms Scat'd T-storms 25 / 15 28 / 19

Peak Fishing/Hunting Times This Week

Today we will see mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, high temperature of 28º, humidity of 54%. Southwest wind 13 km/h. Expect cloudy skies tonight with a 60% chance of showers, overnight low of 19º.

LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23

Leo, don’t be surprised if some changes regarding your career come your way this week. A raise, promotion or a new job may be on the horizon. Embrace these changes.

Thursday

Isolated T-storms T-storms Likely Scat'd T-storms Isolated T-storms 28 / 19 24 / 18 22 / 16 24 / 14

Answer: The average tornado path is about 5 miles long and has a width of about 160 yards.

ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20

C L U ES A C R O S S 1. Minute amount (Scott) 5. Insolent talk 9. Unable to 11. Scoundrels 13. Wizard of __ 14. Murres 16. Malmsey wine 17. Sunday prior to Easter 20. Passage with only one access 21. Large woody perennial

22. Paddles 23. A small demon 24. Dakar airport (abbr.) 25. Small game cubes 26. Small amounts 28. Ribbon belts 31. Free from danger 32. Natives of Thailand 33. Incomplete combustion residue 34. Segregating operation 35. Lowest violin family members

37. Part of a deck 38. British Air Aces 39. Confederate soldier 41. Young woman coming out 42. Belgian River 43. Society to foster technological innovation 45. Linen liturgical vestment 46. Failed presidential candidate 49. “Long Shot” author Mike 52. Mind & body exercise discipline 53. Santa __, NM 54. Cotton fabric with a satiny finish 55. Packed groceries 57. N’Djamena is the capital 58. Fermented honey and water

CLUE S D O W N

1. Golf course obstacle 2. Article 3. One who counts 4. High rock piles (Old English) 5. Grassy layer of ground 6. Length of time in existence 7. Killing yourself 8. Liquid body substances 9. Egyptian Christian

10. Egyptian pharaoh 11. Beams 12. Keglike body tunicate 15. Positive electrodes 16. Adult female horse 18. Albanian monetary units 19. Raised speakers platform 26. NM art colony 27. Aftersensation phytogeny 29. Deep orange-red calcedony 30. Not a miss 31. Distress signal 33. Freedom from danger 34. Day of rest and worship 35. Phloem 36. Was viewed 37. Gluten intolerance disease 38. NYC triangle park for Jacob 40. Groused 41. Bounces over water 42. Arabian sultanate 44. Having vision organs 47. Steal 48. Old Irish alphabet (var.) 50. Corn genus 51. British letter Z 56. Peachtree state


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