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    Tag: Yakowennahskats

    DOES THE LAND HAVE RIGHTS?

    When do we begin to recognize the rights of the land itself as a living and breathing organism? ...

    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...

    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...

    So what happened in Saugeen?

    Expired Vaccines Leslie Michelson, Media relations with Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), reports that the expired doses originated from Grey Bruce and had an expiration date of August 9th. The vaccine administration dates were August 13 to September 9th. Michelson said she recognizes the concerns that this has caused in...

    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...

    The Origin of Tobacco Amongst the Iroquois

    After the Tekanawita had finished giving the message of Skennen, Kanikonriio and Kasatsensera to the Onkwehonwe, he said, “Now I have completed my duty given to me by Rawenniio....