Decision in Grassy Trappers’ Legal Battle Today

The Ontario Superior Court will render its decision today in Keewatin v MNR, a precedent-setting legal action dealing with the battle between clearcut logging and Treaty rights. The case was brought over a decade ago by Grassy Narrows First Nation trappers against the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 

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Clan Mothers Issue Eviction Notice

Read the Notice issued to loggers December 12.

Logging Blockade 5th Anniversary

Last Friday marked the 5th anniversary of the logging road blockade at Grassy Narrows. Judy DaSilva, a clan mother from Grassy Narrows and member of the grassroots effort to end clear cut logging there, offered these thoughts.

Audit Slams Whisky Jack Management

The independent audit of logging in the Whiskey Jack Forest 2004-2009 released recently by the provincial government paints a disturbing picture of a forest in decline.  The expert report verifies Grassy Narrows' assertion that the forest is not being properly taken care of.

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Clan Mothers Conduct Ceremony north of English River


Four clan mothers from Grassy Narrows have built a wigwam on an isolated logging road in the northern end the community’s traditional land use area to push for an end to the destruction caused by industrial development.