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IDLE NO MORE Round dance outside the Cayuga courthouse JANUARY 16th

by Zach RuiterLindsay Montour

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Six Nations land defender Theresa “Toad” Jamieson, and supporters, are calling for an IDLE NO MORE Round dance outside the Cayuga courthouse JANUARY 16th.

She is protecting Six Nations land from an intended developer who wants to build a subdivision there.

She points out that the Onkwehonwe is First Nations land, not Canada. 

"Toad has been defending Native land rights and Kanonhstaton, ever since the land was reclaimed by Six Nations in 2006. On December 12th, 2012, she was brought into the courts because of charges stemming from anti-Native rights activist Gary McHale’s provocation. On February 18, 2012, McHale forced his way onto Kanonhstaton, the Six Nations Reclamation site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJOEkBwtnYs

In fighting for the treaties and the Great Law of Peace, Toad stressed to the courts: ““I don’t accept that law, do you hear me? I don’t accept it. Do you see this? This is a Two Row wampum flag. You’re in the boat and I’m in the canoe, it’s supposed to be equal ruling.”

The judge ruled that Toad was challenging the jurisdiction of the courts and not following the “proper procedure” to do so. Despite wanting to continue with the trial that day, Toad was forced to the Cayuga courthouse on December 18th to discuss the matter of jurisdiction. On that day she arrived exactly 3 minutes late and the Justice had already benched a warrant for her arrest. Toad was forced yet again to move her trial date."

Her next court date was set for July 3rd, meanwhile, Shawn and Flower are still in court facing chrages associated with McHale

 

 

 

 

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