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Video by Paulette Moore Tehahenteh is a Six Nations of the Grand River territory language teacher and protector of land, water and culture. He explores how Haudenosaunee/Rotinonshon:ni Mid-Winter ceremonies are connected to water protection and acts of sovereignty at Standing Rock.
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…
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.