Category: Wampum

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VIDEO – Two Row Teachings on the Track

OPP officers came to negotiate for an end to the closure of Mohawk lands to Canadian trains. Instead, they got a lesson about the Two Row Wampum and an offer to polish the Silver...

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How Canada set up Aboriginal treaties to keep First Nations down

The following is excerpted from “Canada’s Colonial Constitution,” an essay by John Borrows, published in The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of Historical Treaties. The book, from University of Toronto press, comprises scholarly essays on...

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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...

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The underlying importance of wampum belts

In this video, Alan Ojiig Corbiere discusses Wampum Belts and their direct relevance to the relationships between Indigenous peoples and Canada. Wampum Belts are living symbols of our treaty agreements and the honour of keeping...

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The Heartbreak of Algonquin Genocide

By Dr. Lynn Gehl, Gii-Zhigaate-Mnidoo-Kwe In the process of building Canada, the British imposed different languages (French and English), religions (Catholic and Protestant), and legal systems (French Civil Law and British Common Law) on...