Category: Haudenosaunee Confederacy

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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...

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Internal and external conflicts at Six Nations

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)....

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That which speaks to us

By Kelly MacNaughton I have a deep frustration at the lack of knowledge amongst our people. I have always felt a need to ‘fill in the gaps’, when I see that someone doesn’t have...

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Earthship build at Six Nations is completed

By Tom Keefer SIX NATIONS – Over 50 volunteers organized by Earthship Biotecture gathered on Saturday July 30th, 2016 to hand over the key to the Earthship they have been building for Francine Doxtator over...

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Achieving total Rotinonhsón:ni liberation

By Kahehtí:io Iontatiats Rotiskaré:wake My initial intention to embark on my journey to retrace my identity as Rotinonhsón:ni [Haudenosaunee] has always remained the same, to seek comprehension of our inherent birthright beneath the tree of...

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An interview with Hazel Hill on the HDI

By Tom Keefer SIX NATIONS – There has been a lot of controversy over the Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI), a creation of the Haudenosaunee Chiefs Confederacy Council in Six Nations. On May 16th, Kelly MacNaughton...

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The Two Row Times and the HDI

How Elected Band Council and the Two Row Times are working together to dismantle the Haudenosaunee Development Institute (HDI) [Authors note: While I have been well aware of the debates and materials going around...

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Operation MYGALE and the criminalization of the Indigenous tobacco industry

When trade is treated as a crime against the state: A backgrounder on the largest raids on the Indigenous tobacco industry in history. (First published by Ricochet Media.) By Tom Keefer The largest police crackdown...

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Kentyohkwahnhakstha gathering in Kenhteke

KENHTEKE MOHAWK TERRITORY – There will be a gathering of the Kentyohkwahnhakstha movement on Saturday April 16th 2016 at the Sadies Lane Longhouse in Tyendinaga. The meeting starts at 7am with a sunrise ceremony and...

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Onondaga Chief Arnie General 1932-2016

OSHWEKEN – Arnold Joeseph General, Dehatgahtos, the Chief of the Onondaga Beaver Clan died peacefully at the St.Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday April 10, 2016 in his 84th year. Arnold was the loving Hanih of...