Jason Arbour summarizes the hidden history of Kana:tso. A Mohawk Village that Canada tried to erase.
DOES THE LAND HAVE RIGHTS?
When do we begin to recognize the rights of the land itself as a living and breathing organism?
Take a Hike and Take in some History
The Pledge, Proclamation and a Deed: Examining Grand River History through archives
The recorded terms of negotiations and common understandings were much different pre-contact; as Onkwehonwe and settler relationship evolved, so did the record keeping. Consequently, communication would have been difficult during those early and quite often misunderstood conversations. Reliance on the written words, the intent and promises behind historical agreements have become a mainstay in land…
Arrowdale Is Not For Sale Say Onkwehonwe
Brantford, Ontario. The ongoing land disposal by the City of Brantford to Land developers had another curve ball thrown into the mix this weekend when Several Onkwehonwe stepped in on Saturday to let the City know “Arrowdale is not for sale” This action is on the heels of Brantford City council ignoring recent calls for…
VOTE OUT OF THE CANOE
If this Federal Election is anything like previous ones, many Onkwehonwe will not be participating in the federal election. But Why? Quite simply, We have violated the obligations to our wampums and lifeways. If Canada does not understand its laws or treaties to follow them, then why would Onkwehonwe understand it? “They haven’t killed us…