Category: Kanasaraken

Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we – Video from the March 27th gathering in Ohsweken 0

Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we – Video from the March 27th gathering in Ohsweken

This event was sponsored by Herbal ReLeaf CBD+, Smoke Signals Media, and King Leaf. Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we was a public meeting held in Six Nations on March 27th, 2018. The event was sponsored...

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Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we: Public Meeting, Six Nations Tuesday March 27th

Public Meeting on Cannabis and the Onkwehon:we Please join Francis Boots, Loran Thompson, and Paul Delaronde at an open meeting at Yogi’s Barn, 2318 Chiefswood Rd, Six Nations from 5:30–8pm for a dinner and...

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Cannabis, Sovereignty and the Onkwehon:we

This is an edited transcript of an interview that Real People’s Media conducted with Kanienkehaka elder Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) in January of 2017. Given the recent attempts by the OPP in Tyendinaga to close...

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Ateronhiata:kon (Francis Boots) and Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) speaking in Hamilton and Toronto

The May 21 and May 22 long weekend was marked by two successful events organized by Real People’s Media in Hamilton and Toronto. Kanien’kehá:ka elders Ateronhiata:kon (Francis Boots) and Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) gave talks on the...

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The British Crown, Canada 150, and the Onkwehon:we a Kanien’kehá: ka perspective

Real People’s Media is proud to announce that Kanien’kehá:ka elders Ateronhiata:kon (Francis Boots) and Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) will be speaking at two public events over the Victoria Day long weekend. The first event is...

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The Siege of the Mohawks

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...

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Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) on medical cannabis and the Onkwehon:we

Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson)speaks to Tom Keefer of Real Peoples Media about his thoughts on the draft framework and bylaws of the Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, the significance of medical cannabis as a healing herb,...

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Kanasaraken on the Onkwehon:we relationship with Ecuador

Mohawk Kanasaraken (Loran Thompson) speaks about his visit to Ecuador to see the devastation in the Amazonian rainforest, and speaks about the importance of developing indigenous to indigenous relationships with the original peoples of...

Loran Thompson and Francis Boots speaking in Kanien’keha about the Kayenere’kowa and the Code of Handsome Lake 0

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.

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Kanasaraken speaks to Ateronhiatakon on the Kayenerekowa

Kanasaraken speaks to his friend Ateronhiatakon in Akwesasne to talk about what his father told him. Issues covered include the Kayenere:kowa, the state of politics within the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the influence of Gawio.