Grassy trappers win major legal victory!

Grassy Narrows  has won a major victory in their more than decade long battle to stop clearcut logging in their traditional territory. Grassy Narrows Chief and Council welcome the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to protect the rights promised to the Anishinaabe from interference by Ontario. Madam Justice Mary-Anne Sanderson’s decision, over 300 pages in length, finds that the Government of Ontario does not have the power to take away the rights in Treaty 3 by authorizing development including logging and mining.  (more…)

Grassy Narrows’ Litigation Against Ontario Begins

After nearly 10 years winding its way through legal process the Grassy Narrows Trappers' lawsuit is finally being heard in court.  The litigation challenges Ontario's authority to issue logging licenses on Grassy Narrows Territory.  Learn more.

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Logging Suspended in Grassy Narrows

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Sovereignty Sleepover, May 26-29 2008.

On May 26th Indigenous communities will gathered at Queen’s Park to uphold our duty to protect the land, forest, water, and air and to promote respect for our Indigenous rights to say no to economic exploitation and environmental destruction.  For media coverage, photos, blogs, and more click here

Grand&Toy/OfficeMax paper supplier backs Grassy Narrows

Boise Inc., the largest paper supplier to OfficeMax/Grand&Toy announced that it will suspend purchasing from clear cuts in Grassy Narrows by June.