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Indigenize or die

Restoring indigenous knowledge of the land By Fernando Arce TORONTO – What do we really know about Indigenous Peoples outside of movies and history books? Why do we call them “native” in the first place? What is their version of the so-called discovery of Turtle Island, otherwise known as Canada?…
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Audio and Photos from the Venezuelan Ambassador’s Visit

The Historic Visit of the Venezuelan Ambassador to the Mohawk Longhouse By Tom Keefer OHSWEKEN – One of the most significant diplomatic events of 2015 in Iroquoian country was the meeting of the Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos with Onkwehon:we clan families organized in the K^onthyokwanhasta movement. History was made on Wednesday…
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Indigenous Tattooing

start with a bunch of links. if there's a cool website already writing on this, find their RSS feed and then we can include that below. This page is basically going to become a wikipedia page with tons of links and information about Indigenous tattooing. With some advertising built in…
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WGO 3 – The Onkwehon:we relationship to tobacco with Tekarontake

Kanenhariyo, Tom Keefer and special guest Tekarontake of Kahnawake gather together in the basement to discuss the history of the Onkwehon:we relationship to tobacco. Tekarontake talks about ancient trading practices, the significance of tobacco to the Onkwehon:we, and of his own experience within the industry.
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WGO 1 – Kanenhariyo introduces the problem and asks for some help

Kanenhariyo (aka Seth Lefort) is a Kanyenkehaka (Mohawk) man of the Tehana’karieneh family who is currently facing a $629,000 fine and six months in jail for transporting tobacco between Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. Kanyenkehaka (Mohawk) people have used tobacco as both medicine and…
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