Category: Onkwehonwe History


WGO 18 – Francis Boots On The Silver Covenant Chain

Francis Boots joins the podcast and tells us about his understanding of the Silver Covenant Chain and the relationship between the Crown and Mohawk people.

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WGO 8 – The Silver Covenant Chain

Kanenhariyo and Tom talk together on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 about the legal status of the case and strategies for fundraising. The first 16 minutes or so are spent talking about the legal strategy...


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.


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...


Genocide, Racism and Canada Day: An Algonquin-Anishinaabekwe love letter

By Lynn Gehl Gii-Zhigaate-Mnidoo-Kwe Living in Canada as I do, I encounter proud Canadians all the time, more so around the time of Canada Day celebrations.  The commonly held view put forward by these...


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...


May Day and the Woodland Epoch of History

THE INCOMPLETE, TRUE, AUTHENTIC AND WONDERFUL HISTORY OF MAY DAY by the Midnight Notes Collective. THE GREEN Once upon a time, long before Weinberger bombed north Africans, before the Bank of Boston laundered money,...


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...


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...


The Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving and Marriage Ceremony

CATTARAGUS – Paul Delaronde (Tekarontake) and James Gray (Sakoietah) join Matt Hill, Louis Snyder and John Kane for the type of conversation that is the reason for “Let’s Talk Native…” Listen in to hear...