Author Archives: lechbiegalski

The “Nanfan Treaty” – legal considerations

Part 3 – (Last updated on October 18, 2014) Is the “Nanfan Treaty” legally valid? Does the 1701 “Conveyance of lands by the Native American Chiefs of the Five Nations” constitute a valid treaty between the Crown and the Indians? Do the … Continue reading

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Blood Moon in Dundas Valley

Lunar Eclipse, October 8, 2014, around 5:30 a.m.: Picture taken from the hill near the main entrance to the DVCA at 650 Governor’s Road (Photo: L. Biegalski)

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In Defence of Life – Standing Up Against The Lust for Culling Wildlife

By Lesley Docksey Early in 2013 I thought I had reached a low point as I reacted to the way the animal-loving British elite happily slaughtered anything that got in its way. The most visible sign of its lust for … Continue reading

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No Treaty with Six Nations Shown on Map to be Used in All Ontario Schools: A Can of Worms Opened?

By: Deyoyonwatheh (DeYo) Six Nations – Haldimand Tract – Beliefs versus Facts Issues Concerning the Publication of a Map of Indian Land Treaties in Ontario: In “Turtle Island News” (TIN), May 14, 2014, p.4 is an article entitled, Feds Ontario … Continue reading

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Hamilton Conservation Authority destroys Dundas Valley trails

(Click on picture to enlarge) In my letter to the editor, “Why the change to Dundas Valley trails?“, published in the Hamilton Spectator on May 28, 2014, I wrote: Up until last year, the Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) was able … Continue reading

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Speaking with a forked tongue- historical record of the land between the Lakes

By: Tom Kennedy Wikipedia describes “speaking with a forked tongue” as being of North American  Aboriginal origin. The term means that the truth is denied, promises not kept, and any  other fantasy that enriches the speaker allowed. The lands of what we … Continue reading

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You cannot give a better title than the one you have

The Nanfan “Treaty” of 1701 Does NOT Give Six Nations People Special Hunting, Fishing and Consultation Rights in Ontario By: Deyoyonwatheh (DeYo) Six Nations – Haldimand Tract – Beliefs versus Facts If one believes in the maxim that one cannot … Continue reading

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“Conveyance of lands by the Native American Chiefs of the Five Nations”

Part 2 The original “Nanfan Treaty” document, the “Conveyance of  lands by the Native American Chiefs of the Five Nations” – (The Albany Deed of 19 July  1701), is held at the National Archives in Kew, Surrey, England. The back (reverse) of … Continue reading

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Haudensaunee deer hunting in Dundas Valley – a “treaty right” or a fraud?

Part 1 “Nanfan Treaty” is a hoax. It is not a “treaty.” It is a fraudalent interpretation of historical facts and a legally invalid claim of “treaty rights.” Nanfan Treaty does not exist. Historically, the deed of land to the English King, made by … Continue reading

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Why we oppose the deer hunt in Dundas Valley Conservation Area

Introduction There are many aspects of the annual Haudensaunee deer hunt in the Dundas Valley Conservation Area (DVCA) that need to be cleared of the smoke and mirrors that surround this highly controversial issue.

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Hunting in parks is at odds with conservation

The following article by David Suzuki addresses a similar situation in the Kawartha Highlands Signature Site but it also directly relates to the deer hunting in Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Short Hills Provincial Park near St. Catherines, and other similar places proudly parading … Continue reading

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St. Catherines: Deer hunt foes crowd public meeting

by Jeff Bolichowski St. Catherines Standard Foes of a native deer hunt at Short Hills Provincial Park are still hoping to build traction against the coming event. Opponents of the November hunt, open only to Aboriginals, crowded an open house … Continue reading

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We need a change at the Hamilton Conservation Authority

Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) is implementing a new approach to maintaining the trails in the Dundas Valley Conservation Area (DVCA). Our beautiful and naturally looking trails are now being covered with large, coarse gravel and crushed rock the size of table tennis balls. The trails are beginning to look … Continue reading

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Effective solution desperately needed

As the old saying goes, “Shit happens.” But in Dundas Valley Conservation Area shit, literally, “happens” too often.

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Mountain biking in Dundas Valley

In addition to the KML and GPX files for Dundas Valley Trails and Dundas Valley Single Tracks, we have now posted KML and GPX files for the Dundas Valley Cocktail mountain biking routes. A detailed description of the routes can … Continue reading

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