Archives for Francis Boots
Using part of the Condolence complex of ceremonies, Ateronhiata:kon (Francis Boots) welcomes Roxana Miranda Rupailaf, a Mapuche poet from Chile. Then he offers healing to Myriam Gonzalez, a Chilean Canadian from Montreal. The ceremony is in Mohawk, followed by an English explanation and Spanish translation beginning at 16:51. For more…
By Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen is the author of "The Snow Leopard" and other books. Washington Post, September 14, 1980 A dangerous confrontation between armed Mohawk factions on a small and remote reservation on the St. Lawrence River has been all but ignored by the news media, apparently for want…
The final part of our conversation with Francis Boots concludes with a discussion on customs, protocols and the Kayenere:kowa.
Francis Boots discusses the recent recitals of the Kayenere:kowa in Onondaga, Oneida, and Akwesasne. He offers some insights on the political questions relating to the Kayenere:kowa and making things good for all the people.
Loran Thompson and Francis Boots speaking in Kanien’keha about the Kayenere’kowa and the Code of Handsome Lake
Loran Thompson speaks to his friend Francis Boots in Kanien'keha about what his father told him about the Kayenere'kowa and the Code of Handsome Lake.
Francis Boots gives his take on traditional Onkwehonwe justice systems and means of conflict resolution.
Francis Boots joins the podcast and tells us about his understanding of the Silver Covenant Chain and the relationship between the Crown and Mohawk people.