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  • "Chief Asks No-Strings Indian Vote"
    Newspaper       "A federal vote for the Indian without any strings attached was urged Tuesday before the joint Commons-Senate committee studying Indian affairs."
    Newspaper     "A federal vote for the Indian without any strings attached was urged Tuesday before the joint Commons-Senate committee studying Indian affairs."
  • "Mark Pauline Johnson Home"
    NewspaperPublication       "A modern 'unhealthy' tendency to ignore tradition and the past was deplored Saturday by speakers at the unveiling of a historical plaque commemorating the life of Emily Pauline Johnson at Chiefswood, her former home."
    NewspaperPublication     "A modern 'unhealthy' tendency to ignore tradition and the past was deplored Saturday by speakers at the unveiling of a historical plaque commemorating the life of Emily Pauline Johnson at ...
  • "Say Indian Pipe Is 3,500 Years Old"
    NewspaperPublication       "The most spectacular - and puzzling - discovery find to date is the bowl of a pottery pipe that the scientists say is 3,500 years old. The pipe is of 'monitor' design, and originated in the Mississippi Valley. Even for a 700-year-old village, it is an 'antique.'"
    NewspaperPublication     "The most spectacular - and puzzling - discovery find to date is the bowl of a pottery pipe that the scientists say is 3,500 years old. The pipe is of ...
  • "Scarborough Bones Site to be Top Tourist Draw"
    NewspaperPublication       "If enthused Scarborough Township officials and businessmen have there way - and it now seems likely they will - the site of the Indian ossuary on Tabor's Hill will become the world's greatest shrine of North American Indian lore."
    NewspaperPublication     "If enthused Scarborough Township officials and businessmen have there way - and it now seems likely they will - the site of the Indian ossuary on Tabor's Hill will become ...
  • "Six Nations Indian Slated for Senate?"
    NewspaperPublication       "A Canadian Indian who has gained world recognition as a mining engineer may be appointed to the Senate. He is Dr. Gilbert Monture, OBE, 60, a great-grandson of Capt. Joseph Brant, the famous leader of the Six Nations Indians."
    NewspaperPublication     "A Canadian Indian who has gained world recognition as a mining engineer may be appointed to the Senate. He is Dr. Gilbert Monture, OBE, 60, a great-grandson of Capt. Joseph ...
  • "Hereditary Chiefs State 'Mohawk Revolt' is Slated for Today"
    Newspapermystery       "A delegation of Six Nations Indian warriors announced in Hamilton yesterday that starting today hereditary tribal chiefs are taking over governmental authority on the Brant-Haldimand reserve."
    Newspapermystery     "A delegation of Six Nations Indian warriors announced in Hamilton yesterday that starting today hereditary tribal chiefs are taking over governmental authority on the Brant-Haldimand reserve."
  • "6 Brothers, Cousin Trapped by Blaze in Indian Reserve"
    Newspaper       "The bodies of seven Indian Children, one a tiny baby, were removed this afternoon from the ashes of their home in which they were burned to death late yesterday."
    Newspaper     "The bodies of seven Indian Children, one a tiny baby, were removed this afternoon from the ashes of their home in which they were burned to death late yesterday."
  • "Six Nations Plowing Match"
    Imagemystery       Six Nations Plowing Match.
    Imagemystery     Six Nations Plowing Match.
  • "Harry Smith"
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  • "An Iroquois War on White Man's Law"
    Newspaper       "For a week an angry band of Indian warriors in Ohsweken, Ont. tried to reverse history and throw over the white man's law. Led by hereditary chiefs, Iroquis braves of the Six Nations tribes stormed the council house, proclaimed their reservation an independent nation and dispatched wires to U.S., British ...
    Newspaper     "For a week an angry band of Indian warriors in Ohsweken, Ont. tried to reverse history and throw over the white man's law. Led by hereditary chiefs, Iroquis braves of ...
  • Jay Silverheels Programme
    Publication       This is a program of Jay Silverheels ceremony that took place on Six Nations Reserve.
    Publication     This is a program of Jay Silverheels ceremony that took place on Six Nations Reserve.
  • The Cayuga Condolence Cane of Andrew Spragg. The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs
    Image       Made sometime after the middle of the nineteenth century, probably about 1860, its use was confined to the Lower Cayuga band on the Grand River...Although it is now a sacred relic, and it has been reproduced once more by the Cayugas, the Cranbrook specimen does not antedate the American Revolution ...
    Image     Made sometime after the middle of the nineteenth century, probably about 1860, its use was confined to the Lower Cayuga band on the Grand River...Although it is now a sacred ...
  • Pickersgill Scalp in Jeopardy
    ImageNewspaper       Newspaper article from 1956 describing the speech given by Citizenship Minister Pickersgill following the reinterment of bones from a mass grave unearthed at the Tabor Hill construction site in Scarborough. Emily General's response to his speech is also outlined.
    ImageNewspaper     Newspaper article from 1956 describing the speech given by Citizenship Minister Pickersgill following the reinterment of bones from a mass grave unearthed at the Tabor Hill construction site in Scarborough. ...
  • Rebury Indian Bones at Scarborough Oct. 20-21, Reeve Assures Six Nations of Due Solemnity
    ImageNewspaper       Newspaper detailing visit by Scarborough Reeve Gus Harris with hereditary chiefs to discuss reinterment of bones. Left to right Alex Nanticoke, David Thomas, Bernice Green, Jacob Thomas, Jacob Skye, William Johnson, Gus Harris, Howard Skye, Emerson Hill.
    ImageNewspaper     Newspaper detailing visit by Scarborough Reeve Gus Harris with hereditary chiefs to discuss reinterment of bones. Left to right Alex Nanticoke, David Thomas, Bernice Green, Jacob Thomas, Jacob Skye, William ...
  • Dr. G. C. Monture on New Assignment
    ImagePublicationNewspaper       Newspaper article describing the career, and recent assignment to Ghana, of mining expert Dr. Gilbert C. Monture.
    ImagePublicationNewspaper     Newspaper article describing the career, and recent assignment to Ghana, of mining expert Dr. Gilbert C. Monture.
  • Hopes are High That New Day Dawning for Indians
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing suggestions for provincial Native rights by Ontario Welfare Minister Goodfellow including voting rights and legalization of liquor purchase and consumption. Includes comments from Chief James Powless, Elliott Moses, and Hilton M. Hill
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing suggestions for provincial Native rights by Ontario Welfare Minister Goodfellow including voting rights and legalization of liquor purchase and consumption. Includes comments from Chief James Powless, Elliott Moses, ...
  • Small Acreage Under Plow on Six Nations Reservation
    ImageNewspaper       Article detailing the intention of the Ontario Provincial Government to encourage reserves to increase agricultural production on their land.
    ImageNewspaper     Article detailing the intention of the Ontario Provincial Government to encourage reserves to increase agricultural production on their land.
  • Says New Indian Act Change is Threat to Rights
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing a clause in the Indian Act which places Native people under the jurisdiction of the province for matters not covered by Federal Statutes.(Indian Act, Clause 87, Chapter 20).
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing a clause in the Indian Act which places Native people under the jurisdiction of the province for matters not covered by Federal Statutes.(Indian Act, Clause 87, Chapter 20).
  • Maori Greenstone Presented to Council of Six Nations
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing the presentation of a Maori greenstone to the Six Nations Council. The greenstone was presented to Chief E.P. Garlow by David Smith who had received the greenstone from Maori King Korokī.
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing the presentation of a Maori greenstone to the Six Nations Council. The greenstone was presented to Chief E.P. Garlow by David Smith who had received the greenstone from ...
  • Six Nations Indians to Join Pilgrimage to U.N.
    ImagePublication       Article detailing members of Six Nations plans to travel to New York to meet with other North American Natives at the United Nations Assembly followed by a parade.
    ImagePublication     Article detailing members of Six Nations plans to travel to New York to meet with other North American Natives at the United Nations Assembly followed by a parade.
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