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  • Jake Thomas Carving Mask
    Imagemystery       Photograph of Jake Thomas carving a False Face mask in his studio at Six Nations of the Grand River.
    Imagemystery     Photograph of Jake Thomas carving a False Face mask in his studio at Six Nations of the Grand River.
  • "Struggle for Acceptance Continues"
    Newspapermystery       "Tom Hill thinks he's slowly but surely winning his 20-year battle to make Indian art "acceptable.""
    Newspapermystery     "Tom Hill thinks he's slowly but surely winning his 20-year battle to make Indian art "acceptable.""
  • "Woodland Displaying Chee Chee Collection"
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  • "Six Nations Has Rich History"
    Newspapermystery       "The Six Nations have a rich cultural heritage and proud history which has been handed down from generation to generation."
    Newspapermystery     "The Six Nations have a rich cultural heritage and proud history which has been handed down from generation to generation."
  • "Indian Relics Uncovered by 'Dig' Team"
    Newspapermystery       "I found myself standing in awe on the ground of an Iroquois cabin site dating back to 1620 or 1630 and a small Neutral Indian campground recently unearthed in Langford. I had the opportunity to meet with regional archeologist Paul Lennox of London, who is with the Ministry of Transportation. ...
    Newspapermystery     "I found myself standing in awe on the ground of an Iroquois cabin site dating back to 1620 or 1630 and a small Neutral Indian campground recently unearthed in Langford. ...
  • "Radio Play Will Tell Story of Pauline Johnson"
    Newspapermystery       "The life of famous Six Nations native poet and recitalist, Emily Pauline Johnson, will be the subject of an episode in the CBC Radio drama series called Cranks."
    Newspapermystery     "The life of famous Six Nations native poet and recitalist, Emily Pauline Johnson, will be the subject of an episode in the CBC Radio drama series called Cranks."
  • "Powwow Helps Young Regain Native Identity"
    Newspapermystery       "Mississaugas of the New Credit have been stripped of their identity and culture for the past century. Leaders on the reserve have recently become frustrated with the situation and now "the push is on" to educate people about their heritage."
    Newspapermystery     "Mississaugas of the New Credit have been stripped of their identity and culture for the past century. Leaders on the reserve have recently become frustrated with the situation and now ...
  • "Fascinating History Relived at Powwow"
    Newspapermystery       "The Six Nations Reserve, now known as The Six Nations of the Grand River, located 15 miles southeast of Brantford, is the only reserve in North America that has each of the Iroquois Nations represented: Mohawk Nation-People of the Flint; Onondaga Nation-People of the Hills; Seneca Nation-People of the Great ...
    Newspapermystery     "The Six Nations Reserve, now known as The Six Nations of the Grand River, located 15 miles southeast of Brantford, is the only reserve in North America that has each ...
  • "Native Craftsman's Jewelry Fascinates, Attracts Buyers"
    Newspapermystery       "Wolf Runner said he was just working. but it was a performance, and people around the table were fascinated."
    Newspapermystery     "Wolf Runner said he was just working. but it was a performance, and people around the table were fascinated."
  • "'Can Taste the Wild' in Buffalo Burgers Served at Chiefswood"
    Newspapermystery       "Buffalo Burgers-$3. For anyone wanting traditional native food, hit and fast, Gary Lafontaine's stand was one of many serving it at the Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow at Chiefswood Park during the weekend."
    Newspapermystery     "Buffalo Burgers-$3. For anyone wanting traditional native food, hit and fast, Gary Lafontaine's stand was one of many serving it at the Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow at Chiefswood ...
  • "Chiefswood Park Powwow"
    Newspapermystery       "Although their costumes and the songs and dances they performed were drawn from their heritage, there was much to remind them of how life has changed."
    Newspapermystery     "Although their costumes and the songs and dances they performed were drawn from their heritage, there was much to remind them of how life has changed."
  • Leona Moses meets Royalty
    Imagemystery       Leona (purple) meets the King and Queen of England
    Imagemystery     Leona (purple) meets the King and Queen of England
  • "Evelyn Johnson Bequest"
    Newspapermystery       "As the result of a bequest of the late Evelyn H. C. Johnson to the Brantford General Hospital, three volumes of the works of Pauline Johnson, the Indian poetess, now find place in the ward which bears her name."
    Newspapermystery     "As the result of a bequest of the late Evelyn H. C. Johnson to the Brantford General Hospital, three volumes of the works of Pauline Johnson, the Indian poetess, now ...
  • "Here, There, Everywhere"
    Newspapermystery       "A comparatively recent innovation at the Mohawk Institute has been the teaching of choral singing among the girls of the institution. A. G. Merriman, well known local musician and composer, is the instructor and within a short space of time he has achieved noteworthy results."
    Newspapermystery     "A comparatively recent innovation at the Mohawk Institute has been the teaching of choral singing among the girls of the institution. A. G. Merriman, well known local musician and composer, ...
  • "Honors for a Great Poet"
    Newspapermystery       "In her will, Emily Pauline Johnson asked "that no tombstone or monument be raised in my memory." She preferred to be remembered "in the hearts and minds of my people and my public."
    Newspapermystery     "In her will, Emily Pauline Johnson asked "that no tombstone or monument be raised in my memory." She preferred to be remembered "in the hearts and minds of my people ...
  • "In Buckskins and Feathers"
    Newspapermystery       "Chief Deskaheh of the Six Nations Indian Reserve at Brantford, Ont., receives an honorary citizenship from acting Mayor Dave Mulligan."
    Newspapermystery     "Chief Deskaheh of the Six Nations Indian Reserve at Brantford, Ont., receives an honorary citizenship from acting Mayor Dave Mulligan."
  • "Indian Beauty Queen"
    Newspapermystery       "Dianne Smith, 22, arrived in Vancouver Wednesday with a group of Six Nations Indians from Ontario here to honor memory of poetess Pauline Johnson."
    Newspapermystery     "Dianne Smith, 22, arrived in Vancouver Wednesday with a group of Six Nations Indians from Ontario here to honor memory of poetess Pauline Johnson."
  • "Stipend to Cayugas Becomes Bi-Annual"
    NewspaperPublicationmystery       "Members of the Cayuga band of the Six Nations Indian will no longer receive an annual treaty payment. The payment will now be made every two years."
    NewspaperPublicationmystery     "Members of the Cayuga band of the Six Nations Indian will no longer receive an annual treaty payment. The payment will now be made every two years."
  • "Trying to Cross the Chasm between Cultures"
    Newspapermystery       "I remember sitting in the manse in Kispiox Village as Jim Angus, a a hereditary chief of the Gitksan people - and, though certainly not as important in his eyes, current president of British Columbia Conference - struggled to explain, in primary terms, the complex practices and traditions of the ...
    Newspapermystery     "I remember sitting in the manse in Kispiox Village as Jim Angus, a a hereditary chief of the Gitksan people - and, though certainly not as important in his eyes, ...
  • "A Mood of Pride and Assurance"
    Newspapermystery       "To call it an annual meeting unlike those of the other 12 Conferences would still not adequately describe the June gathering of All Native Circle Conference in Melson House, Man."
    Newspapermystery     "To call it an annual meeting unlike those of the other 12 Conferences would still not adequately describe the June gathering of All Native Circle Conference in Melson House, Man."
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