Indigenous

Banish

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous communities and peoples are starting to enact more traditional laws and justice systems. Traditionally they could collectively banish people for having transgressed social nomes and being a danger to others. As an example in Mohawk communities, you would be marked, which would indicate to other tribes you were not welcome.  In late November the Read More…

Breaking News Indigenous

Largest Mass Execution of Indigenous People Simultaneously Hung By The US Government

Reading Time: < 1 minute A lithograph from 1883 depicting the execution of the 38 Dakota Indians at Mankato, Minnesota, December 26, 1862. More than 150 years ago, just after Christmas Day, 38 Native American men were hung by the government in the largest mass execution in US history. During the Dakota War of 1862, many Dakota peoples started fighting Read More…

Breaking News

New York: Five People Chopped Up At Rabbi’s Home During ‘Machete’ Attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute Washington (AFP) Multiple people were chopped with a machete at a Jewish place of worship in upstate New York late Saturday night, a public affairs group said. “At 9:50 this eve, a call came in about a mass attack… It’s the house of a Hasidic Rabbi. 5 patients with stab wounds, all Hasidic, were transported Read More…

Indigenous Northern Canada

Quebec Government Declined Chief Bellegarde Request To Reconsider Proposed Legal Action on Indigenous Child Welfare Act

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost two weeks ago, National Grand Chief Bellegarde demanded the Quebec Government not take action against the Indigenous Child Welfare Act, they declined. The Government of Quebec does not see the merit of having Indigenous people in charge of Indigenous children. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Government of Quebec’s Read More…

U.S.A

Guilty, Or Not, Why So Many Believe, He Is Lying?

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Richard Brody  |   Wouldn’t it feel better, if, the American people, felt more confident in this President’s statements, and rhetoric? Since, our system of justice, provides every individual, with the right to be, considered, innocent, unless/ until, proven guilty, doesn’t Donald Trump, deserve, at least, these same basic rights? For, nearly all of President Trump’s tenure, Read More…

U.S.A

US Government Creates 42 New Drug-Free Communities Grants Aimed At Preventing Youth Substance Use

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced an additional round of 42 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program, bringing the total number of total grants awarded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds to 719. The DFC Program provides grants to community-based coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local Read More…

World News

United Kingdon Commits £35 Million For Violence Reduction Units

Reading Time: 2 minutes Police and crime commissioners will receive an additional £35 million to continue funding specialist teams to tackle violent crime in their area. Eighteen police and crime commissioners (PCCs) will receive an additional £35 million to continue funding specialist teams to tackle violent crime in their area, the Home Secretary has announced today (29 December 2019). Read More…