The U.S. has been keeping regular intelligence on potential security threats in Canada, including the activities of First Nations groups, according to two cables sent by the U.S. embassy in Ottawa and obtained by APTN National News.
U.S. officials were keeping an eye on Kanesatake, the Mohawk community at the centre of the Oka crisis, during the winter of 2004 after a failed attempt to raid the community with dozens of First Nations police officers from other parts of Quebec, a U.S. State Department cable released by Wikileaks shows.
The Conservative government has asked the U.S. to allow the placement of a Canadian border post on American soil, according to a U.S. embassy cable recently released by Wikileaks, giving the clearest indication to date that Ottawa has decided to permanently shutter its customs office on Akwesasne Mohawk territory.
On Wednesday, a blogger for a Saskatchewan newspaper reposted the Wikileaks hoax about Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan’s imagined diary and things went a little crazy.
The Embera Katio people traditionally wake before the sun rises and on a Saturday in January of this year a family had gathered to cook breakfast in the western part of Colombia when a bomb fired from a military helicopter exploded.