Category: Mohawks

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Onkwehon:we and Brantford residents unite and #landback Arrowdale

Bridges were being built between Save Arrowdale members and Onkwehon:we. One of the stated goals of the movement was to preserve the golf course; however, after learning more about the Haldimand Tract and land claims Heaslip admitted that “It might never be a golf course again.” Bomberry appreciates their assistance: “They’ve offered to do security at night and help out; but they have to understand that we have different rights, we are protected. You wanted it to stay green, you wanted it to stay a golf course, but I can’t promise that,” he said “You guys have it instilled in you that you have to fight legally and obey the laws, you guys will get justice in following this way, but now you’ve spent a lot of time, you’ve spent a lot of money to find out it’s to no avail; your legal system has let you down. Your politicians have let you down, they want development here.”

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Kanenhariyo’s message to the International Community about Canada’s violation of Indigenous Rights

On September 27th, 2021, Kanenhariyo made a presentation at a panel discussion on the violation of Indigenous People’s Human Rights in Canada, the USA and Australia. The event was organized by the permanent diplomatic missions of the Republic of Belarus, the People’s Republic of China, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as a side event during the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on the situation of Indigenous peoples.

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WGO 3C Culbertson Edition: Fraud and Collusion in the MBQ Vote?

At the end of the Sept 18, 2021 MBQ meeting the MBQ Band Leadership, their legal team, and One Feather – the company running the vote – had a discussion about how to ensure that they got a Yes vote on the Culbertson Tract Partial Settlement. Kanenhariyo is concerned that this effort to guarantee a “yes” vote amounts to fraud and collusion and shares his thoughts – and the audio from the meeting – in the podcast.

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WGO Culbertson: Episode 3A – Kanenhariyo Attends Culbertson Zoom Meeting

Kanenhariyo attends the Sept 18, 2021 MBQ meeting and asks a question of the lawyer concerning the MBQ Band Council’s “Partial Settlement Agreement.” A conversation on the issues ensues.

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“This vote is wrong in every way: All of it is in breach of our treaty”

The “Partial Settlement Agreement” vote that the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Band Council is holding is a violation of the terms of the Simcoe Deed and a scheme to trick Mohawk people into giving up their land to Canada.

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WGO Podcast Culbertson Edition #2 – with Uncle Mario Baptiste

In our second episode, we sit down for a talk with Uncle Mario Baptiste, a Mohawk of the Wolf Clan living in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

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WGO Podcast Culbertson Edition #1 – with Uncle Gene Hill

The What’s Goin’ On? Podcast is back! In this season, we’re looking at the Culbertson Tract “Partial Settlement” vote being proposed by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Band Council. This vote, which...

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Canada seeks to break Simcoe Deed Treaty with the Mohawks of the Six Nations

The administrative arm of the Canadian Federal Government – the Mohawks of the Bay Quinte Band Council – is asking its band members to approve the “settling and releasing” of Fee Simple title to 299 acres of the Culbertson Tract to Canada through a vote that breaks the terms of the Simcoe Deed.

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Video: Getting ready for the Indigenous Tattoo gathering in Tyendinaga

The grounds are being prepared for the August 21-24th Indigenous Tattoo Gathering. Check out the following videos for more information about the gathering and to learn more about where it is being held.

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Indigenous Tattoo Gathering to be held August 21-24 in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

An Indigenous Tattoo gathering will be held in Tyendinaga from August 21st to 24th. The gathering is an opportunity for Onkwehon:we (Indigenous) tattoo practitioners to share knowledge and skills, and for those seeking traditional hand poke tattoos to receive them.