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An Enbridge pipeline, some rabbit traps, and a 300-year-old treaty

  Jesse Winter/ Toronto Star Todd Williams checks his rabbit trap at the site of an Enbridge dig along the Line 10 pipeline near Hamilton. Williams and fellow Haudenosaunee man Wayne Hill are facing a court injunction from the company preventing them from accessing the sites. Two Haudenosaunee men are…
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Settlers, Immigrants, and the Kaianerehkó:wa

  By Kahehtí:io, Rotiskare:wake I should first point out that my assertion that settlers should identify as immigrants to begin true reconciliation with Onkwehón:we, is primarily directed toward settlers of European descent for they initially laid the colonial foundations that set the stage and standard of living for all other…
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Interculture Magazine: Western and Mohawk political cultures, a study in contrast

The Mohawk Nation and its Communities by Robert Vachon Interculture is an an International Journal of Intercultural and Transdisciplinary Research that was established in 1968. This article is a followup to the first examining "major sociological facts" of the Mohawk Nation. This section examines the differences between Western and Mohawk…
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John Kane on PBS’s Insight program

While Native American tribes of New York continue the struggle to educate people about their culture, the state is helping to move cultural relations forward. Insight discusses tribal economics and Kane's interview starts at 10:15. <iframe width="512" height="376" src="" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" seamless allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Hypocrisy, urbanization, colonization and gentrification and the Six Nations community

  By Tehawennahkwa Miller, Onondaga Nation, Beaver Clan  I was raised in the community of Ohsweken which is situated in the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. There have always been religious and political divisions in our community, however the hypocrisy as of late has been exceptionally apparent. Our…
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Internal and external conflicts at Six Nations

Barricade at Kanonhstaton. By Wes Elliott  PART 1: EXTERNAL CONFLICTS AT SIX NATIONS Here at Six Nations, we have both internal and external problems. The external being anything outside our Circle Wampum (Band Council, Ontario, Canada, Developers). The internal being that which is inside of our Circle Wapum (HDI, Protocol,…
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