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  • "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 ...
  • Iroquois Since 1820
    TextObject       By 1820, the various social, economic, and political consequences of the Iroquois defeat by the Americans in the Revolution were apparent.
    TextObject     By 1820, the various social, economic, and political consequences of the Iroquois defeat by the Americans in the Revolution were apparent.
  • Indian Act: Chapter 1-5
    TextObject       Chapters 1-5 of the Indian Act.
    TextObject     Chapters 1-5 of the Indian Act.
  • Haudenosaunee Guide for Educators
    TextObject       This guide was written by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian to help provide teachers with a better understanding of the Haudenosaunee.
    TextObject     This guide was written by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian to help provide teachers with a better understanding of the Haudenosaunee.
  • Power of Place - Strength of Being
    TextObject       Written essays in regards to Samuel Thomas' beadwork project, "Power of Place - Strength of Being".
    TextObject     Written essays in regards to Samuel Thomas' beadwork project, "Power of Place - Strength of Being".
  • Masked Medicine Societies of the Iroquois
    TextObject       False Face Societies of the Iroquois of New York and Ontario.
    TextObject     False Face Societies of the Iroquois of New York and Ontario.
  • The Longhouse of One Family: A Kinship Model of the Iroquoian Clan System
    TextObject       "The Longhouse of One Family" gives awareness of the Iroquoian clan system.
    TextObject     "The Longhouse of One Family" gives awareness of the Iroquoian clan system.
  • Handsome Lake and the Decline of the Iroquois Matriarchate
    TextObject       Chapter 16, Handsome Lake and the Decline of the Iroquois Matriarchate.
    TextObject     Chapter 16, Handsome Lake and the Decline of the Iroquois Matriarchate.
  • Assessing the Effects of International Human Rights on the Emergence of Domestic Official Apologies
    TextObject       This paper was prepared for presentation at the American Political Science Association Meeting in Philadelphia, PA Augut 28-31, 2003. The paper is about public apologies and gestures of regret from heads of state, governments, religious institutions, individuals, and non-governmental organizations.
    TextObject     This paper was prepared for presentation at the American Political Science Association Meeting in Philadelphia, PA Augut 28-31, 2003. The paper is about public apologies and gestures of regret from ...
  • Historic Ontario: Old Upper Canada
    TextObject       Brochure of Historic Ontario: Old Upper Canada.
    TextObject     Brochure of Historic Ontario: Old Upper Canada.
  • Deskaheh: Iroquois Statesman and Patriot
    Text       Pamphlet about Deskaheh; Iroquois Statesman and Patriot from the Six Nations Indian Museum Series.
    Text     Pamphlet about Deskaheh; Iroquois Statesman and Patriot from the Six Nations Indian Museum Series.
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