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  • 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.
  • Conditions 'Deplorable' at Mohawk Institute, Jury's Report Reveals
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing the findings of a grand jury regarding the state of the Mohawk Institute buildings.
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing the findings of a grand jury regarding the state of the Mohawk Institute buildings.
  • Indians Seek Assurance of Sewage Plant
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing the request of the Six Nations Council for definite assurance that the City of Brantford will construct a sewage disposal plant prior to agreeing to grant an easement to the city to lay sewer pipes across the Mohawk Institute land.
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing the request of the Six Nations Council for definite assurance that the City of Brantford will construct a sewage disposal plant prior to agreeing to grant an easement ...
  • 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).
  • Special Meeting Called for Indian Chief's Selection
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing the postponement of nominations for the Six Nations Council pending clarification of the recommendation that chief councillor be selected by voter ballot rather than by the elected councillors.
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing the postponement of nominations for the Six Nations Council pending clarification of the recommendation that chief councillor be selected by voter ballot rather than by the elected councillors.
  • 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 ...
  • Are Six Nations Passports Still Valid After 30 Years?
    ImageNewspaper       Article discussing the validity of Confederacy Passports with a contribution from Alma Greene.
    ImageNewspaper     Article discussing the validity of Confederacy Passports with a contribution from Alma Greene.
  • Indian Students Told Great Future Ahead
    ImageNewspaper       Article describing opening of an addition to the Mohawk Institute as well as two new Six Nations schools. First image left to right Ellen Fairclough, Elliott Moses. Second Image left to right R. J. Stallwood, W. J. Zimmerman, Susan Nicholas, G. N. Luxton
    ImageNewspaper     Article describing opening of an addition to the Mohawk Institute as well as two new Six Nations schools. First image left to right Ellen Fairclough, Elliott Moses. Second Image left ...
  • Mobbed By Children, Tonto Parades Here
    ImagePublication       Article describing a parade held in Brantford for Jay Silverheels.
    ImagePublication     Article describing a parade held in Brantford for Jay Silverheels.
  • Offer to Sell Glebe Property to City
    ImagePublication       Article discussing an offer of Six Nations Council to sell the Glebe property to the City of Brantford at a rate of $2,000 per acre.
    ImagePublication     Article discussing an offer of Six Nations Council to sell the Glebe property to the City of Brantford at a rate of $2,000 per acre.
  • Delawares Found Sanctuary With Their Long-Time Iroquois Enemies
    Text       Article discussing the history of the Delawares and the Six Nations. Ultimately, many of the Delaware people ended up residing in Six Nations Territories, even though the Delaware and Iroquois had been enemies.
    Text     Article discussing the history of the Delawares and the Six Nations. Ultimately, many of the Delaware people ended up residing in Six Nations Territories, even though the Delaware and Iroquois ...
  • Hopi Tribe's Lost Wampum Belt Returned by Six Nations
    TextNewspaper       Article discussing Six Nations' return of a runner's belt to the Hopi Chief Banyackay in a ceremony at the Onondaga Longhouse.
    TextNewspaper     Article discussing Six Nations' return of a runner's belt to the Hopi Chief Banyackay in a ceremony at the Onondaga Longhouse.
  • Chapel of the Mohawks
    TextNewspaper       Article detailing the history of, and a visit by the author to, His Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks.
    TextNewspaper     Article detailing the history of, and a visit by the author to, His Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks.
  • Whiteman's Creek Got Its Name
    TextNewspaper       Article discussing the history behind the naming of Whiteman's Creek.
    TextNewspaper     Article discussing the history behind the naming of Whiteman's Creek.
  • Six Nations Land
    TextNewspaper       Article discussing aboriginal voting and liquor rights in Canada, and the history of Six Nations' relationship with the Canadian Government.
    TextNewspaper     Article discussing aboriginal voting and liquor rights in Canada, and the history of Six Nations' relationship with the Canadian Government.
  • Indian Land Said Needed for Project
    TextNewspaper       Article discussing the request of the New York State Power Authority to take over a portion of the Tuscarora reservation for the Niagara power project.
    TextNewspaper     Article discussing the request of the New York State Power Authority to take over a portion of the Tuscarora reservation for the Niagara power project.
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