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  • Memorial Service for Edith Sargent, 1961
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  • McMaster Dramatic Arts Play
    Image       Yeoman of the Guard, a Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta staged by students at McMaster University. Marjorie was in the chorus. Picture taken from the 1934 McMaster Yearbook.
    Image     Yeoman of the Guard, a Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta staged by students at McMaster University. Marjorie was in the chorus. Picture taken from the 1934 McMaster Yearbook.
  • Women's Institute 1955
    Image       Back row L-R: Longboat, Helen (Peters); Porter, Ruth (Hill)(Hilton Hill's Daughter); Nurse; Johnson, Nona (Clifford Styres Daughter); Garlow, Honey (Russell); Moses, Blanche (Hill)(wife of Dave Moses); (Jamieson), Darlene; Hunter, Mildred (Walter); Johnson, Grace; Middle Row L-R: Moses, Leona; Moses, Bea (wife of Elliot Moses, possibly sister of Blanche); Piano Teacher ...
    Image     Back row L-R: Longboat, Helen (Peters); Porter, Ruth (Hill)(Hilton Hill's Daughter); Nurse; Johnson, Nona (Clifford Styres Daughter); Garlow, Honey (Russell); Moses, Blanche (Hill)(wife of Dave Moses); (Jamieson), Darlene; Hunter, Mildred ...
  • Nelis Johnson
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  • Henhawk, Hiram Courtland (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Tekawennake News, 26 Apr 1995, Local, . Date of Event: 22 Apr 1995     Henhawk: Hiram Courtland (Sonnyboy)

    At home on April 22, 1995 Hiram "Sonnyboy" Henhawk ago 52 years father of Tricia Longboat & Dwayne & his wife Gloria Thomas, grandfather of Anthony Thomas, brother of Iowne & Maynard Anderson, Vera Styres, Wilma Doxdator, Romaine & Martin Bomberry ...

    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Tekawennake News, 26 Apr 1995, Local, . Date of Event: 22 Apr 1995   Henhawk: Hiram Courtland (Sonnyboy)

    At home on April 22, 1995 Hiram "Sonnyboy" Henhawk ago 52 years father of Tricia Longboat & Dwayne & his wife Gloria Thomas, grandfather of Anthony ...

  • Robinson, Dakotta Evan William to Robinson, Will and Robinson, Liz (Born)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Tekawennake News, 26 Apr 1995, Local, . Date of Event: 23 Apr 1995     Robinson: Dakotta Evan William

    A nephew!

    Congratulations Liz & Will on the birth of your bouncing baby boy, Dakotta Evan William, weighing in at 8 lbs. 4 1/2 ozs. at the Brantford General on Sunday at 1:47 a.m. April 23rd. Proud grandparents are Bev Albrecht, Brantford and ...

    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Tekawennake News, 26 Apr 1995, Local, . Date of Event: 23 Apr 1995   Robinson: Dakotta Evan William

    A nephew!

    Congratulations Liz & Will on the birth of your bouncing baby boy, Dakotta Evan William, weighing in at 8 lbs. 4 1/2 ozs. at ...

  • Porter, Deryl Edward to Porter, Ed and Whitlow, Gail (Born)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Tekawennake News, 8 Apr 1998, Local, . Date of Event: 16 Mar 1998     Whitlow-Porter: Deryl Edward

    We welcome to our family Deryl Edward who arrived March 16 at 7 lbs. 10-1/2 ozs. Dakota finally has his brother! Sisters are Kateri, Becky and Janelle. Special thanks to Grandma Jig for her "taxi" service and support. A new grandson for Art Porter. Thanks to ...

    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Tekawennake News, 8 Apr 1998, Local, . Date of Event: 16 Mar 1998   Whitlow-Porter: Deryl Edward

    We welcome to our family Deryl Edward who arrived March 16 at 7 lbs. 10-1/2 ozs. Dakota finally has his brother! Sisters are Kateri, Becky and Janelle. ...

  • Smith, Oliver Morris
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 8 Apr 1992, Section Local, p.14, column 3     Smith: Oliver Morris (Mo)

    At his residence on April 3, 1992 Morris "Mo" Smith age 49 years. Pre-deceased by his wife Noreen (Giroux) Smith. Loving father of Oliver & Margaret Smith both at home. Dear brother of David & Wilma Smith, Dianne & Ralph Robertson, Sara & Roger Smith, Steve ...

    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 8 Apr 1992, Section Local, p.14, column 3   Smith: Oliver Morris (Mo)

    At his residence on April 3, 1992 Morris "Mo" Smith age 49 years. Pre-deceased by his wife Noreen (Giroux) Smith. Loving father of Oliver & Margaret ...

  • "A conversation with Chief Staats"
    TextNewspaper  Buma, Andrea, Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 1 Apr 1998, pp.1-2     A conversation with Chief Staats by Andrea Buma

    OHSWEKEN - In a recent conversation, Chief Wellington Staats commented on the band membership issue that has been raised by a recent human rights tribunal ruling on a Kahnawake case.

    Staats said of ...

    TextNewspaper  Buma, Andrea, Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 1 Apr 1998, pp.1-2   A conversation with Chief Staats by Andrea Buma

    OHSWEKEN - In a recent conversation, Chief Wellington Staats commented on the band membership issue that has been raised by ...

  • "New Credit's 12th Annual Pow Wow"
    TextNewspaper  Eason, Mandy, Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 26 Aug 1998     New Credit's 12th Annual Pow Wow By Mandy Eason

    NEW CREDIT - "The Circle of Life" was this year's theme for New Credit's 12th annual Three Fires Pow Wow. The event was attended by over two thousand people from far and wide, all from different walks of ...

    TextNewspaper  Eason, Mandy, Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 26 Aug 1998   New Credit's 12th Annual Pow Wow By Mandy Eason

    NEW CREDIT - "The Circle of Life" was this year's theme for New Credit's 12th annual Three Fires Pow ...

  • "Councils form trilateral alliance to pressure government to settle land claims"
    TextNewspaper  Windle, Jim, Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 26 Sep 2012     Councils form trilateral alliance to pressure government to settle land claims By Jim Windle, OHSWEKEN

    At last Thursday's meet­ing of the joint elected coun­cils of Brant, Brantford and Six Nations, hosted at the Six Nations Community Hall, a trilateral ...

    TextNewspaper  Windle, Jim, Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 26 Sep 2012   Councils form trilateral alliance to pressure government to settle land claims By Jim Windle, OHSWEKEN

    At last Thursday's meet­ing of the joint elected coun­cils of Brant, Brantford and ...

  • Iroquois Religion and Women in Historical Perspective
    TextObject       "The term "Iroqouis" is broadly used to refer to a group of sixteen historically identifiable Native American peoples having cognate languages. Some of these peoples are now extinct, some have lost knowledge of their aboriginal language, and others still speak modern Iroquoian languages."
    TextObject     "The term "Iroqouis" is broadly used to refer to a group of sixteen historically identifiable Native American peoples having cognate languages. Some of these peoples are now extinct, some have ...
  • What causes communities to prosper?
    TextObject       "All communities such as Manhattan, Kansas, go through periods of prosperity and retrenchment. Some even disappear completely (Fitzgerald, 1988). Internal and external forces are always acting on the community as a system that prefers stability but rarely characterized as stagnation. And, even if stability seems to exists, it is only ...
    TextObject     "All communities such as Manhattan, Kansas, go through periods of prosperity and retrenchment. Some even disappear completely (Fitzgerald, 1988). Internal and external forces are always acting on the community as ...
  • The Indian Act, 1876
    TextObject       Chapter 18 of the Indian Act.
    TextObject     Chapter 18 of the Indian Act.
  • Onondaga Women: Among the Liberated
    TextObject       If you must be born a woman, try to be an Onondaga. Iroquois culture is one of the few in the world where the average person is not disappointed when the child born to them is a girl.
    TextObject     If you must be born a woman, try to be an Onondaga. Iroquois culture is one of the few in the world where the average person is not disappointed when ...
  • The Dispossession of the Mississauga Indians: a Missing Chapter in the Early History of Upper Canada
    TextObject       Two centuries ago the Mississauga Indians alone controlled what is now the richest industrial area of Canada, the "Golden Horeseshoe", but today they no longer occupy any land along the shoreline of Lake Ontario.
    TextObject     Two centuries ago the Mississauga Indians alone controlled what is now the richest industrial area of Canada, the "Golden Horeseshoe", but today they no longer occupy any land along the ...
  • Seneca Iroquois Concepts of Time
    TextObject       Popular awareness that one difference between Native and non-Native people is to be found in the difference linear and cyclical time. The author reviews Seneca concepts of time and finds that they more closely parallel English ideas than the language by itself would indicate. Both objective and subjective determinants of ...
    TextObject     Popular awareness that one difference between Native and non-Native people is to be found in the difference linear and cyclical time. The author reviews Seneca concepts of time and finds ...
  • Return to the Longhouse
    TextObject       At the moon of midwinter, 1967, I revisited my Seneca friends of Coldspring Longhouse, on the Allegany Reservation near Salamanca, New York, where I had commenced ethnolocial field work in the summer of 1933.
    TextObject     At the moon of midwinter, 1967, I revisited my Seneca friends of Coldspring Longhouse, on the Allegany Reservation near Salamanca, New York, where I had commenced ethnolocial field work in ...
  • The Great Law - The Constitution of the Five Nations
    TextObject       Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005716v00d....
    TextObject     Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005716v00d....
  • The League of the Iroquois: Its History, Politics, and Ritual
    TextObject       Of all Indians in the Northeast, the Iroquois of the League - the famed confederacy of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca tribes- most profoundly influenced history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
    TextObject     Of all Indians in the Northeast, the Iroquois of the League - the famed confederacy of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca tribes- most profoundly influenced history in the ...
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