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Cannabis Growers of Grand River Country


The Cannabis Growers of Grand River Country society is an association of cannabis businesses within the Grand River Country that are dedicated to building a non-colonial, free and fair craft cannabis economy. It was founded on the belief that every Mohawk National and such others of the Six Nations Confederacy (including but not limited to Canadians) retain the right to access high-quality, locally grown cannabis from a craft cannabis producer of their choosing, and that the best way to produce cannabis is to empower local entrepreneurs to create jobs and support their local economy.

BTFDNews – A news media website and social campaign


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BTFDNews’s lifespan will be directly tied to the amount of time and energy our writers spend, and from the ongoing community support of readers like you who recognize the value of independent media and believe in BTFDNews’s ability to serve the community with a focus on collaborative writing, open journalism and analysis that provides a unique view on local issues that matter to everyone.

As a volunteer-driven, non-profit publication, BTDNews does not use ads to generate funds and currently with limited financial input that covers only a fraction of the cost of production, we couldn’t be more grateful when those who are able choose to give a little more. In exchange for your contribution, we’ll include your name on our donor list. (unless you prefer to remain anonymous).

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Haudenosaunee & Raseron:ni Neighbourhood Association of Brantford


The site was set up for the Haudenosaunee & Raseron:ni Neighbourhood Association of Brantford as a point of contact for news, events and volunteer schedule.

Established in either 1142 or 1451, the Five Nations Iroquois confederacy consisted of the Mohawks, the Oneidas, the Onondagas, the Cayugas, and the Senecas. When the Tuscaroras joined in 1712 the union adapted the name Haudenosaunee, which translates to mean “People building a longhouse”.

In treaties and other colonial documents they were known as the “Six Nations.”  While each tribe controlled its own domestic affairs, the council at Onondaga controlled matters that referred to the nation as a whole. Similarly, despite the fact that all spoke the same language, each tribe had a distinct dialect of its own. Thus not only did the Iroquois provide a strong government and military base to protect their farmland, they also formed one of the nation’s earliest and strongest diplomacies.

The Geographic boundaries of Brantford, Six nations Domain are unbound and transcend the political boundaries of the Corporation of the City of Brantford and will continue to grow as we develop a demographic of our members.

Mission
Haudenosaunee & Raseron:ni Neighbourhood Association of Brantford offers programs, services and events to enrich personal, peer and Haudenosaunee & Raseron:ni good governance relationships.

Vision
Everyone in Brantford has the opportunity to engage and participate in their distinct and extrinsic community. Building a mechanism to help both communities determine who is Haudenosaunee & who is Raseron:ni.

Values
We believe that everyone has the opportunity to participate;
We believe in community development through partnerships and collaboration;
We believe volunteerism is the foundation of our organization;
We believe in creating a safe, fun environment for all;
We believe in transparency, confidentiality and respect for one another and our community.

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