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Biannual Meeting of the KMS

The biannual Meeting of the Ketegaunseebee Medzin Society will be held at The Ranch, 1564 Old Garden River Rd. Rankin 15D, from 10am-4pm, on August 8, 2020. You may register for the meeting by clicking here. The people of Ketegaunseebee (including Garden River FN and Batchewana FN) are meeting to implement…

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Indigenous constitutional expert says Garden River cannabis shops are legal

By Dispensing Freedom Editorial Staff Del Riley, former leader of the National Indian Brotherhood, and co-author of Section 25 and 35 of the Canadian Constitution explains that Indigenous people have the “Aboriginal Right” to operate cannabis dispensaries on their lands in accordance with their custom and conventions. GARDEN RIVER FIRST…

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Critical Concerns with Bimaadzwin Inc.’s proposal for Garden River FN Cannabis Exploration

We are writing to bring to your attention a critical analysis we have done of Bimaadzwin Inc.’s 144 page “Cannabis Exploration Phase One Report.” We have very serious concerns that they are guiding our community away from an approach based on “acknowledgement and adoption of our historical governance structure and policies of our ancestors” and towards giving away the sovereign rights of the people of Ketegaunseebee to Canada through adopting a “FN-Federal Framework” and “harmonization” of laws on the cannabis issue.

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Bimaadzwin Inc. and Band Council leave Garden River members and dispensary owners out in the cold again [Video]

Article reprinted from GARDEN RIVER — About a dozen community members and cannabis dispensary owners in Garden River First Nation (GRFN) were shocked when they arrived at the Band Council office only to find the doors locked and the meeting cancelled. The members had been personally invited to Council…

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Garden River FN members rally outside Band Office demanding cannabis accountability

From, Dec 11, 2019 Over 50 members of Garden River FN gathered in -15 weather outside of the Elected Band Council Offices for over an hour and a half on Tuesday, Dec 10th, to express their disagreement with Band . Council’s cannabis policy. Inside, council was in a private…

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