1812 History
"A conversation with Chief Staats" 
textnewspaperBuma, Andrea, "A conversation with Chief Staats", Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 1 Apr 1998, pp.1-2 A conversation with Chief Staats by Andrea Buma OHSWEKEN - In a recent conversation, Chief Wellington Staats commented on the band membership issue that has been raised by a recent human rights tribunal ruling on a Kahnawake case. Staats said of the restrictive Kahnawake ...
"New Credit's 12th Annual Pow Wow" 
textnewspaperEason, Mandy, "New Credit's 12th Annual Pow Wow", Tekawennake News (Ohsweken, Ontario: Tekawennake News, 1968), 26 Aug 1998 New Credit's 12th Annual Pow Wow By Mandy Eason NEW CREDIT - "The Circle of Life" was this year's theme for New Credit's 12th annual Three Fires Pow Wow. The event was attended by over two thousand people from far and wide, all from different walks of life. Walter Cooke, master ...
"Councils form trilateral alliance to pressure government to settle land claims" 
textnewspaperWindle, Jim, "Councils form trilateral alliance to pressure government to settle land claims", 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 alliance was loosely forged ...
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."Please...
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...
The Indian Act, 1876 
textobject Chapter 18 of the Indian Act.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005721v00d.
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005720v00d.
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file...
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...
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file...
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.
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and...
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005714v00d.
Indian Act: Chapter 1-5 
textobject Chapters 1-5 of the Indian Act.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005713v00d.
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005712v00d.
Power of Place - Strength of Being 
textobject Written essays in regards to Samuel Thomas' beadwork project, "Power of Place - Strength of Being".Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005711v00d.
Masked Medicine Societies of the Iroquois 
textobject False Face Societies of the Iroquois of New York and Ontario.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005710v00d.
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.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005709v00d.
Handsome Lake and the Decline of the Iroquois Matriarchate 
textobject Chapter 16, Handsome Lake and the Decline of the Iroquois Matriarchate.Please see staff for access to the full PDF version of this document and quote file SNPL005708v00d.
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...
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