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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.
  • "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."
  • "Is It Called a Tribe, Band or Nation?"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1989     "People have asked me the difference between Indian nation, Indian tribe and Indian band. I would like to briefly explain these and other similar terms as they pertain to Indians, or more properly, to natives."
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1989   "People have asked me the difference between Indian nation, Indian tribe and Indian band. I would like to briefly explain these and other similar terms as they pertain to Indians, ...
  • "White Explorers Never 'Discovered' Canada"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1989     "Most people have a misconception about the number of natives that used to live in Southern Ontario and in the rest of North America which they knew nothing about as wild and empty. Writers usually called it "the wilderness." Actually it was badly misnamed. It was not a wilderness."
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1989   "Most people have a misconception about the number of natives that used to live in Southern Ontario and in the rest of North America which they knew nothing about as ...
  • "Egg-Breaking was Easter Custom on Reserve"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Spring     "When I was a boy growing up on the Six Nations Indian reserve, I can recall an interesting Easter custom my family had. It was an egg-breaking contest. Before anyone could start eating any of the boiled eggs prepared for the Easter meal, we had to win our eggs."
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Spring   "When I was a boy growing up on the Six Nations Indian reserve, I can recall an interesting Easter custom my family had. It was an egg-breaking contest. Before anyone ...
  • "Repentance Rites Common Among Indians"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1989     "In this book, The League of the Ho-de no-sau-nee (Iroquois), L. H. Morgan told how the Six Nations Iroquois gathered together for confession of sins. This "meeting for repentance" took place before the "Maple Dance." this age-old rite has already taken place at the Six Nations longhouses this year."
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1989   "In this book, The League of the Ho-de no-sau-nee (Iroquois), L. H. Morgan told how the Six Nations Iroquois gathered together for confession of sins. This "meeting for repentance" took ...
  • "Bread and Cheese Tradition Introduced by Queen in 1860s"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1989     "Bread and Cheese Day is fast approaching. For those who don't know; Bread and Cheese Day is an old tradition on the Six Nations Indian Reserve. It started well over a century ago, during the long reign of Queen Victoria. For many years it fell on May 24, which was ...
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1989   "Bread and Cheese Day is fast approaching. For those who don't know; Bread and Cheese Day is an old tradition on the Six Nations Indian Reserve. It started well over ...
  • "Independence Day "Bread & Cheese" Tradition Attended By 3,00 Or More"
    Newspapermystery  The Haldimand Press (Hagersville, Ontario), Spring 1986, p.14     "Approximately 3,00 people attended the traditional Six Nations Independence Day "Bread and Cheese" festivities held at the Ohsweken Fairgrounds on Monday, May 19th."
    Newspapermystery  The Haldimand Press (Hagersville, Ontario), Spring 1986, p.14   "Approximately 3,00 people attended the traditional Six Nations Independence Day "Bread and Cheese" festivities held at the Ohsweken Fairgrounds on Monday, May 19th."
  • "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."
  • "Chiefswood Group Seeks Star Attraction"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1988     "At our last Chiefswood Restoration Committee meeting a sub-committee was formed to investigate the possibility of having a concert featuring Buffy St. Marie. she will be in Toronto in August and a concert could be held at Chiefswood to kick off the fund-raising drive."
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, 1988   "At our last Chiefswood Restoration Committee meeting a sub-committee was formed to investigate the possibility of having a concert featuring Buffy St. Marie. she will be in Toronto in August ...
  • "Buffy Sainte-Marie Offers Tribute to Pauline Johnson at Chiefswood"
    Newspapermystery  Van Steen, Marcus, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1988     "Between 600 and 700 people gathered on the spacious grounds of Chiefswood on Saturday evening for a concert to raise money for the restoration of Chiefswood. It was the first campaign organized by a committee made up of representatives of the Six Nations council and a number of surrounding communities."
    Newspapermystery  Van Steen, Marcus, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1988   "Between 600 and 700 people gathered on the spacious grounds of Chiefswood on Saturday evening for a concert to raise money for the restoration of Chiefswood. It was the first ...
  • "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 Voices Sang in Native Languages..."
    Newspapermystery  Jarvis, Anne, Brantford Expositor     "Native voices sang in native languages while native feet danced in moccasins decorated with fur, beads and bells to the beat of a drum, the heart of every Indian."
    Newspapermystery  Jarvis, Anne, Brantford Expositor   "Native voices sang in native languages while native feet danced in moccasins decorated with fur, beads and bells to the beat of a drum, the heart of every Indian."
  • "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 ...
  • "English Give Mohawk Bible Worth $4,000"
    Newspapermystery  Brantford Expositor     "An 1804 edition of St. John's Gospel in Mohawk, the first translation made by British and Foreign Bible Society and said to be valued at $4,000, was presented to the Institute of Iroquoian Studies last night."
    Newspapermystery  Brantford Expositor   "An 1804 edition of St. John's Gospel in Mohawk, the first translation made by British and Foreign Bible Society and said to be valued at $4,000, was presented to the ...
  • "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 ...
  • "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."
  • "How Six Nations United to End Bingo Trouble"
    Newspapermystery  Green, Richard G., Brantford Expositor, Winter 1990     "Even the reserve recognized as perhaps the most stable and progressive in Canada was affected by bingo promotion and seemingly unlimited money. The Six Nations Reserve has a record second to non in Canada in terms of education, employment, progressive implementation of community development and generally level-headed thinking but these ...
    Newspapermystery  Green, Richard G., Brantford Expositor, Winter 1990   "Even the reserve recognized as perhaps the most stable and progressive in Canada was affected by bingo promotion and seemingly unlimited money. The Six Nations Reserve has a record second ...
  • "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."
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