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By Patricia Petit Liang

Kanesatake Mohawks protested construction on their territory on Tuesday.

According to CTV News, the province of Quebec cut down several trees and began building houses and hydro poles next to The Pines: the territory where the 1990 Oka Crisis took place.

Mohawk activist Ellen Gabriel and other protesters marched through the housing development and will continue to speak out until justice is served.


By Allison O’Reilly

Officials from the city of Thunder Bay, Fort William First Nation, and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation signed a document on Tuesday pledging to make the city a more welcoming and accepting place for First Nations students and families.

According to CBC News, the Statement of Commitment to First Nation Youth and Families is a response to a call from Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Alvin Fiddler over the issue of student safety in the city.

In July, Fiddler asked to declare a state of emergency in Thunder Bay, in response to the killings of 7 Indigenous students since 2000.


By Patricia Petit Liang

A suicide attack on a mosque in the Afghan city of Herat killed more than 29 people and hurt 64 others on Tuesday.

According to Reuters, more than 1,700 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of the year.

This tragedy comes after another attack took place on a 12th century mosque 2 months ago.