Category: K^onthyokwanhasta

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Got something to say? The People’s Fire

On this the first episode of “Got Something to Say” your host Rhonda Martin gets into a discussion about the Peoples Fire and the issues facing many of the people of Six Nations.

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Understanding our great peace

  Article 24 of the Kayenere:kowa states: The chiefs of the League of Five Nations shall be mentors of the people for all time. …they shall be proof against anger, offensive action, and criticism....

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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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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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Straightening the tree of peace

LAFAYETTE – A gathering to discuss the duties, rights and responsibilities of the title holders and the people in relation to the Gayanenhsa’gonah was held on March 19th, 2016. Speakers including Kanasaraken, Ateronhiatakon and Tekarontake...

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Truth, reconciliation and clan families

[Artwork credit: “Clan Mothers” by Stan Natchez.] By Tom Keefer One of the most important things that I have learned in spending the last 10 years working with Onkwehon:we people is the significance of...

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Kanasaraken on the Condolence Ceremony

AKWESASNE – Kanasaraken speaks with John Kane and Matt Hill from the Let’s Talk Native studio in Cattaraugus about the condolence ceremony developed by Hiawatha and the Peacemaker. The condolence ceremony was essential in...

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An Anarchist Study of the Rotinonshón:ni Polity

“Where License Reigns With All Impunity”  An Anarchist Study of the Rotinonshón:ni Polity by Stephen Arthur “Their Policy in this is very wise, and has nothing Barbarous in it. For, since their preservation depends...

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Ganienkeh and the escape from Band Council control

AKWESASNE – Kanasaraken (aka Loran Thompson) speaks about the problems affecting his community in Akwesasne, and the problems that traditional Onkwehon:we people are facing at the hands of the colonial Band/Tribal Councils. In discussing possible ways...

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WGO 9 – The Deyodyohkwahnhasta – The People’s Wampum

ONEIDA OF THE THAMES – Episode 9 of the What’s Going On Podcast was recorded at Oneida of the Thames territory on May 6th 2015. A group of Rotiskenrakehte gathered to speak about the...