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  • "Six Nations Fair Featured New Events"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Fall 1988     "This year's Six Nations Indian Fair was different in two ways than previous years. First, there was an Indian powwow on Saturday and Sunday. This was popular with those who come to this particular fair to see Indian dancing. The other difference was a motocross, which features motorcyles."
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Fall 1988   "This year's Six Nations Indian Fair was different in two ways than previous years. First, there was an Indian powwow on Saturday and Sunday. This was popular with those who ...
  • "Donations Helped Pay for Monuments"
    Newspapermystery  Green, Richard G., Brantford Expositor     "You won't find these granite monuments on any map or listen in any registry. They sit quite dignity as intended by their constructors. They are placed at significant locations throughout Iroquoia and Grand River Territory is honored with three of them. One is at Iroquois Village, another at the Forest ...
    Newspapermystery  Green, Richard G., Brantford Expositor   "You won't find these granite monuments on any map or listen in any registry. They sit quite dignity as intended by their constructors. They are placed at significant locations throughout ...
  • "Tom Longboat Outdistanced Them All"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor     "Sometime in the early 1940s, I vaguely remember a visit to our house by the great marathon runner,Tom Longboat. I was a small boy at the time,s so I just have the impressiong of a quiet-spoken, well-dressed, middle-aged man who was taller and thinner than my father. He shared our ...
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor   "Sometime in the early 1940s, I vaguely remember a visit to our house by the great marathon runner,Tom Longboat. I was a small boy at the time,s so I just ...
  • "Moving Wall Coming to Area"
    NewspaperPublication  Green, Richard G., Brantford Expositor, 1994     "This will be the first time the Moving Wall will be displayed in an Indian community north of the imaginary line dividing Canada and the United States."
    NewspaperPublication  Green, Richard G., Brantford Expositor, 1994   "This will be the first time the Moving Wall will be displayed in an Indian community north of the imaginary line dividing Canada and the United States."
  • "Grand River Sewer Project"
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  • "Midwinter Ceremony Gives Iroquois of the Longhouse Faith a Renewal of the Spirit"
    NewspaperPublication  White, Vicki, Brantford Expositor, Winter 1992     "According to most Canadian calenders, the holiday season has come and gone. But many Six Nations residents are still in the middle of their New Year's celebration."
    NewspaperPublication  White, Vicki, Brantford Expositor, Winter 1992   "According to most Canadian calenders, the holiday season has come and gone. But many Six Nations residents are still in the middle of their New Year's celebration."
  • "Native Hunters Used a Sign Language When Stalking Prey"
    NewspaperPublication  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1992     "A couple of months ago I wrote a column about Joseph Brant. One of the unusual facts about this unusual man was that he was a freemason. In other words, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge."
    NewspaperPublication  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1992   "A couple of months ago I wrote a column about Joseph Brant. One of the unusual facts about this unusual man was that he was a freemason. In other words, ...
  • "Fair Finalist"
    NewspaperPublication  Brantford Expositor, Summer 1992     "Claudine Longboat, Queen of the Six Nations Fall Fair, was one of the semi-finalists at the Canadian national Exhibition's Ambassador of the Fairs contest this week."
    NewspaperPublication  Brantford Expositor, Summer 1992   "Claudine Longboat, Queen of the Six Nations Fall Fair, was one of the semi-finalists at the Canadian national Exhibition's Ambassador of the Fairs contest this week."
  • "Fair Ladies"
    NewspaperPublication  Thompson, Brian, Brantford Expositor, 1991     ...
    NewspaperPublication  Thompson, Brian, Brantford Expositor, 1991   ...
  • "School Social"
    NewspaperPublication  Thompson, Brian, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1992     ...
    NewspaperPublication  Thompson, Brian, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1992   ...
  • "Police Force on Six Nations Called "Historic First Model" by Ontario's Solicitor General"
    Newspapermystery  Thompson, Brian, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1989     "Const. Misti Anthony was sworn in Monday as the first native female officer on the Six Nations Police Force."
    Newspapermystery  Thompson, Brian, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1989   "Const. Misti Anthony was sworn in Monday as the first native female officer on the Six Nations Police Force."
  • "Native Arts festival a Fine Attraction"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor     "Last week I attended the International Festival of Native Arts at Exhibition Place in Toronto. It was a fundraising program for the Native American Center for the Living Arts in Niagara Falls, N.Y. This institute is called The Turtle because the building, which is near the Rainbow Bridge, is in ...
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor   "Last week I attended the International Festival of Native Arts at Exhibition Place in Toronto. It was a fundraising program for the Native American Center for the Living Arts in ...
  • "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 ...
  • "Breaking Bread"
    Newspaper  Livick, Howard, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1988     "Debbie Johnson, Miss Six Nations, has a ready supply of bread and cheese for two-year-old Danielle Jonathan at the arena on the Six Nations Reserve on Monday."
    Newspaper  Livick, Howard, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1988   "Debbie Johnson, Miss Six Nations, has a ready supply of bread and cheese for two-year-old Danielle Jonathan at the arena on the Six Nations Reserve on Monday."
  • "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 Will Help With Chiefswood Fundraising"
    Newspaper  Deck, Cecilia, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1988     "Native songstress Buffy Sainte-Marie will play a benefit concert for the Chiefswood Museum Restoration Fund august 13 on the museum's front lawn."
    Newspaper  Deck, Cecilia, Brantford Expositor, Summer 1988   "Native songstress Buffy Sainte-Marie will play a benefit concert for the Chiefswood Museum Restoration Fund august 13 on the museum's front lawn."
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