Jukasa News Update Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Six Nations crowned its Fall Fair Ambassadors this weekend.
Kylen Demaria was named Lil’ Miss Six Nations -?Miss Mini Six Nations went to Teegan Jonathan.?The title of Miss Preteen Six Nations went to Tilia Skye?and Kayne Martin was named Miss Teen Six Nations. ?The crown for the 2018 Miss Six Nations title went to Taylor Martin.
The Winners of the Baby Show were Keris Hill
Lokki Brant-Laforme were named the Tiny Tot Ambassadors of this year’s fair.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World will be screened as the first of several fall events at Laurier Brantford.
The series is sponsored by the Friends and Neighbours Group, a grassroots committee of volunteers supporting the Woodland Cultural Centre’s Save The Evidence Campaign. It kicks off the group’s 2018-19 lecture series presented in association with Laurier Brantford.
Rumble tells the story of a profound and missing chapter in the history of North American music. Showing talented Indigenous musicians such as Charley Patton, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jimi Hendrix and Robbie Robertson.
The Ohsweken Aces will be hosting the 2018 Iroquois Nations Cup lacrosse tournament at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA) on September 20-23, 2018.
The tournament is exclusive to only Haudenosaunee communities on both sides of the border.
There are still openings for teams wishing to participate in the all indigenous tournament.
The event is held each year at the end of the summer lacrosse season.
The Nations Cup will see some of the finest Native lacrosse players compete for the Iroquois Nations Cup and prize totalling $10,000 with the champion taking home $5000.
The tournament starts on September 20.
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett was in New Credit late last week to sign a consultation protocol between the federal government and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.
The protocol was reached with sitting Chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit, Stacey Laforme and sets out a clear process for fulfilling Canada’s duty to consult the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.
In a statement Bennett said the protocol is designed to improve the nation-to-nation relationship.
Chief Laforme was said the signing was “historic”
Karl “The Razor” Hess won his fourth professional boxing match Saturday night at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre (formerly the Hershey Centre) in Mississauga.
Hess is now 3-1 as a pro, only losing by decision in his professional debut.
All three wins have been first round knockouts.
OPP say they responded to a call on the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation from a citizen reporting an extortion.
The victim alleges a woman threatened to send sexually explicit video to the victim’s friends and family unless they paid the woman a large sum of money.
OPP say the citizen didnt send any money, and reported the incident to police.
Police are warning the public about the risk in sharing any personal or sexually explicit images over the internet.
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