Francis Boots joins the podcast and tells us about his understanding of the Silver Covenant Chain and the relationship between the Crown and Mohawk people.
In trying to figure out how best to organize the campaign Kanenhariyo’s wife Karenniyo makes a suggestion which may take the campaign to polish the chain in a new direction.
Kanenhariyo is feeling down about the state of his campaign, and the pressure he’s facing.
Kanenhariyo sits down with Andrew Martin, a business owner from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory to discuss his case and tobacco politics in the community. This recording was made on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
At long last, the Indiegogo video for the Kanenhariyo fundraising campaign is now available. Please watch the video above and make a contribution to the Kanenhariyo Defence Fund. The Indiegogo campaign is now live and can be viewed at: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/kanenhariyo-defence-fund
Craig Blacksmith of the Dakota Nation joins us on the podcast to tell us about his hunger strike against the Indian Act. Craig is striking due to the Apartheid nature of the Indian Act which dehumanizes and oppresses Indigenous people. He spoke with us over the phone on Friday, June 19th.
With strong backing vocals from the local bullfrog community, Kanenhariyo and Tom do a quick recap of the Kanenhariyo Defence Committee that just happened, and talk about what’s next for the campaign.