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  Kahnawake Gaming Commission - PokerStars
Kahnawake is located 10 kilometers south of Montreal, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River.
The word "Kahnawake" means "on the rapids," which perfectly describes the Territory's eastern reaches.
Kahnawake is one of seven communities, which comprise the Mohawk Nation.
www.pokerstars.com /kahnawake   (335 words)

  Kahnawake 14, Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kahnawake Mohawk Territory is an Indian reserve on the south shore of the St.
Kahnawake has used the English language keeping its Mohawk language intact while maintaining a life surrounded by 2 million French speaking Quebecers.
Originally, the territory's was described in its native langauge as "where or by the rapids" (of the St. Lawrence), giving points of reference to its original depth and claim along the original natural rapids of the old and different river.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kahnawake_14,_Quebec   (543 words)

 Bienvenue -- Site du ministère du Conseil exécutif
Kahnawake undertakes to maintain the Peacekeepers, as duly constituted under the authority of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and responsible for maintaining peace, order and public security within the Kahnawake territory, for the prevention of crime and offences pursuant to the laws applicable within the Kahnawake territory and to seeking out offenders.
Kahnawake undertakes to ensure that the Chief Peacekeeper exercises authority that is independent of the Council, its members or staff in respect of the performance of the Chief Peacekeeper's duties.
Kahnawake shall ensure that the financial contribution paid by Quebec for the Kahnawake Peacekeepers is used to maintain a level and quality of policing in Kahnawake consistent with applicable norms and standards.
www.saa.gouv.qc.ca /relations_autochtones/ententes/mohawks/kahnawake/19990330_police_en.htm   (2290 words)

 Thinking About Traditional Food
Kahnawake is a Mohawk community located on the south shore of Lac Saint-Louis, which is part of the Saint Lawrence River system.
Therefore, a comprehensive study was conducted in 1996-1997 to assess the relative health risks of exposure to contaminants associated with freshwater fish consumption in Kahnawake.
In summary, contrary to the perception, fish from Kahnawake was not contaminated.
cine.mcgill.ca /P11.htm   (814 words)

 About the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
Kahnawake is a Mohawk territory of 7000 people on the south shore of the St Lawrence River 15 kilometers from downtown Montreal.
In the past thirty years, Kahnawake has made a strong commitment to reinforce Mohawk culture and language within community structures and the Iroquoian philosophy of participation by the people in decision-making continues to be reinforced.
Kahnawake organizations funded KSDPP activities for the 1997-1998 year and a combination of private foundations, federal government and community funding has funded the project through its third phase.
www.ksdpp.org /aboutus.html   (687 words)

 Bienvenue -- Site du ministère du Conseil exécutif
The Territory of Kahnawake (hereinafter referred to as the "Territory") is, for the purpose of this Agreement, the territory over wwich the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (hereinafter referred to as the "Council") has jurisdiction.
Kahnawake shall be responsible, on a year round basis, for the management within the Territory of the roads listed in Schedule 2 and for the maintenance of routes 132 and 132-138.
In order to facilitate the economic development of Kahnawake, the parties agree to set up a joint working group to report on the possible use, including potential joint ventures, of the lands under the control of the MTQ which are immediately adjacent to the Territory.
www.saa.gouv.qc.ca /relations_autochtones/ententes/mohawks/kahnawake/19990330_transports_en.htm   (1146 words)

 Legal@PokerPulse Forums :: View topic - About Kahnawake
...Kahnawa:ke is not a remote place; its 8,000 or so residents are immersed in the life and languages of greater Montreal.
Idealistic German tourists, hoping to meet up with timeless wisdom, have been distressed to learn that this is a community fond of country music and heavy metal, one whose residents tend to be serious about bingo, passionate about wrestling and hockey, increasingly anxious about obesity and diabetes and proud of their numerous war veterans.
Performed by native women all over North America, the jingle-dress dance apparently traces its origin to an Ojibwa village on Ontario's Lake of the Woods soon after the First World War, where a father whose daughter was sick sought a vision to help her.
www.pokerpulse.com /legal/viewtopic.php?t=20   (1860 words)

 Kahnawake 14, Quebec -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Kahnawake Mohawk Territory (formerly called Caughnawaga) is an (Click link for more info and facts about Indian reserve) Indian reserve on the south shore of the (A North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic) St.
With a population of 7,162, it is the largest (Any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived) Native American village in Quebec.
Mohawk (A person who makes articles of iron) ironworkers from Kahnawake are considered experts in the construction of (A very tall building with many stories) skyscrapers.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ka/kahnawake_14,_quebec.htm   (209 words)

 Kahnawake Gaming Commission - Mohawk Nation Gambling Regulation
In June 1996, the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory across the river from Montreal, Canada established the Kahnawake Gaming Commission.
The games provided by applicants are given a risk analysis prior to licensing, and ongoing audits are required to ensure continuing compliance.
While the Kahnawake Gaming Commission is certainly not anywhere close to as rigorous as the Nevada Gaming Control Board or similar agencies, the Mohawks provided the online gambling industry the first significant mix of technical support and minimal oversight that clearly helped mature the industry as a whole.
www.poker-2010.com /online/kahnawake   (303 words)

 E Law: The (Re)Introduction of Restorative Justice in Kahnawake: "Beyond Indigenization" - Text
The Community of Kahnawake is located approximately 15 kilometres south of downtown Montréal on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River and consists of approximately 12,000 acres of land known as the "Kahnawake Indian Reserve" in Kahnawake and the "Doncaster Indian Reserve" situated near Ste-Agathe-des-Monts via Québec.
Given that contemporary Kahnawake, is "a unique synthesis of tradition and modernity[,]"[130] the foregoing discussion concerning governance and conflict resolution processes pre-contact will provide a solid basis from which to consider the nature of these processes post-contact.
The process is presented as belonging to and being under "the jurisdiction of the Mohawks of Kahnawake and not the jurisdiction of Quebec or Canada"[182] The process is aimed at all members of the Kahnawake community, including youth, that have been involved in a non-violent incident in Kahnawake either as a victim or wrongdoer.
www.murdoch.edu.au /elaw/issues/v9n1/haslip91_text.html   (11532 words)

 Classroom Edition: Racism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
There was a new twist in the debate over Mohawk ancestry in Kahnawake when the local school authority moved to bar students not on the Mohawk Registry from the community's schools.
The memberhsip debate was further fueled when Kahnawake Peacekeeper Kyle Cross Brisebois was fired by the community's police force after he was ruled to have only 47 per cent Mohawk blood, less than the required 50 per cent.
Kahnawake councillor Billy Two Rivers is still waiting for a response from the CRTC regarding his complaint that two Quebec radio stations were in contravention of radio regulations when they broadcast racist and disparaging remarks about Indians over the airwaves.
www.ammsa.com /classroom/CLASS1RACISM.html   (1061 words)

 Jacobs and Jacobs v. Mohawk Council of Kahnawake
In April, 1988, the Mohawk council of Kahnawake informed me that even though I was entitled to be registered as an Indian with the Department of Indian Affairs, I did not meet the criteria for becoming a registered Indian with the Mohawk of Kahnawake under the Mohawk Law of Kahnawake.
In his opinion the steps taken at Kahnawake with the adoption of the Moratorium and the enactment of the Mohawk Law were the first steps toward the assertion of a political identity separate from the existing colonial structures but nonetheless within the Canadian framework.
Kahnawake is traversed by highways and rail lines and its northerly boundary fronts on the St. Lawrence Seaway.
www.chrt-tcdp.gc.ca /search/view_html.asp?doid=440&lg=_e&isruling=0   (14637 words)

 raw radio january 30 2002 first nations fight diabetes
However, for six years the elementary schools in Kahnawake have been junk food free, and junk food is discouraged in high schools.
Everyone in Kahnawake is encouraged to eat healthy foods and to exercise on a daily basis.
She stressed that Kahnawake takes a very active role in the research that is done there.
www.fims.uwo.ca /radio/newraw/news/archives/jan302002/jan302002articles/jan302002diabetes.htm   (476 words)

 Canku Ota - February 21, 2004 - Kahnawake Involvement Intensifies in Deerfield Commemoration
Kahnawake will be well represented in a major exhibition that opens to the public on February 28 in Deerfield, Mass.
For those not familiar with the raid in question, a force of French and Native allies on February 29, 1704 attacked the English settlement of Deerfield, Mass.
Seven girls taken captive from Deerfield ended up staying in Kahnawake for the rest of their lives and raising families there.
www.turtletrack.org /Issues04/Co02212004/CO_02212004_Quilt.htm   (611 words)

 Where the Heck is Kahnawake?
The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) is the governing body that regulates online gambling operations in the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake.
Kahnawake is located very close to a major metropolitan center (Montreal), and as a result, is able to provide the bandwidth necessary to host several online casinos at any one time.
There was a heated standoff in the summer of 1990 between the Canadian military and Mohawk warriors from the Kahnawake and neighboring Kanesatake reserves over disputed land.
www.winneronline.com /articles/june2001/kahnawake.htm   (702 words)

 Judy_Montour.page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
I was born and raised in Kahnawake, Quebec, which is located across the river from Montreal.
Although I am Mohawk, and both parents were fluent in the language, I speak very little Mohawk due to the fact that my parents were unable to speak their language in school.
This will be held every Friday evening at one of Kahnawake's many golf courses where many Montreal charities hold their fundraising tournaments, the Caughnawaga Golf Club.
www.geocities.com /judylmca/Judy_Montour.html   (1399 words)

 New Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) has today responded to statements made by the Sunny Group in which allegations were made of special relationship privileges with Microgaming.
The requirement states that notice to KGC is necessary to change their control systems including software suppliers, and/or to terminate their permits for the purpose of relocating from the jurisdiction.
The Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake is a large tribal reserve approximately 7 miles from the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
www.osga.com /artman/publish/article_87.shtml   (658 words)

 GhostChild.com > PIG POUNDS IN KAHNAWAKE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The cultural centre in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory brought in author, Gerald Reid, from Connecticut.
In 1889 Indian Affairs decided that Kahnawake was 'advanced' enough to be considered for muncipalization under the 'Indian Advancement Act'.
The meeting shows that Kahnawake is developing an active intellectual community of scholars.
ghostchild.com /read/t1541.html?showtopic=1541   (1342 words)

 KAHNAWAKE CONFERENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This conference was called on Mohawk Territory for several reasons; the first and foremost reason was because these were the first people to accept the original Great Law which is known as the Iroquois Constitution established by the great Huron visionary and diplomat, Deganawida, and which they uphold to this day.
It was the Kanesatake, Kahnawake, Akwesasne and Ganienkeh Warrior Societies which maintained the three month standoff with such dignity, strength and determination and it is the Warrior Society which will continue to defend all the rights of the people on these Indian territories.
Clan Mothers from Kahnawake, Kanesatake and Ganienkeh listened to the League's goals and proposals, asked probing questions and stressed the importance of the vision that has been kept alive since Deganawida's time.
www.lisn.net /Story/Kahnawake_conf.html   (629 words)

 Shop Kahnawake First - business directory
The 2007-2008 edition of the Kahnawake Business Directory is now available at Tewatohnhi'saktha located on the 3rd floor of the Kahnawake Business Complex.
Shopkahnawake.com is the business directory for the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, sponsored by the Small Business Services division of Tewatohnhi’saktha, Kahnawake’s Economic Development Commission.
It was developed to create an awareness of the products and services available in Kahnawake and to promote community businesses by offering easily accessible information to potential consumers and by encouraging visitors to frequent our vibrant community.
www.shopkahnawake.com   (232 words)

 Tender open only to Mohawk !
Tender Documents may be obtained at the QKR Office (former Dixon House - in front of Mohawk Council of Kahnawake Office) beginning Monday, February 5, 2001 to Monday February 26, 2001 - between the hours of 08:30 and 16:00 (Monday through Friday).
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake reserves the right to reject any and all bids and the lowest bid will not necessarily be accepted.
Contractors that are willing to employ as many Mohawks of Kahnawake skilled and unskilled laborers to do the work and be paid fair wage by the successful contractor will be one of the items to be considered favorably during the evaluation of the tender.
www.mef.qc.ca /tender-open-only-to-mohawk.htm   (392 words)

 CM Magazine: Spudwrench: Kahnawake Man.
Spudwrench: Kahnawake Man profiles one of the Mohawk who resisted the expansion of a golf course onto their sacred lands.
Spudwrench: Kahnawake Man is the third film in Alanis Obomsawin's series on the events of 1990.
Its weakness is also its strength: it ambitiously melds the personal and public experience of Oka with Mohawk history and, in doing so, covers a bit too much ground.
www.umanitoba.ca /outreach/cm/vol6/no4/spudwrench.html   (341 words)

 2002-2003 Minority Dissertation Fellowship Winner
Simpson's dissertation, To the Reserve and Back Again: Kahnawake Mohawk Narratives of Self, Home and Nation, examines the ways in which residence, location, movement and political discourse distill into a mobile and collective 'identity' for Mohawks of Kahnawake and other Iroquois peoples across the borders on their reserves ant the states that surround them.
She notes that the study departs from much of the traditional literature in its ethnographic investigation and its methodological commitment to extent its range beyond the boundaries of the reserve.
In addition, this is the first cross-border study of Kahnawake since 1972 and is the first to operationalize the framework of nationhood, rather than assimilation, as it context for analysis.
www.aaanet.org /committees/minority/winners/02.htm   (623 words)

 ThinkTank Jan. 15, 1998
Plans by the Kahnawake Band Council to jump on the Team Canada globalized-trade bandwagon have angered traditional groups on the Kahnawake reserve and other reserves of the Iroquois nation.
The Mohawk nation at Kahnawake has written a letter dated Dec. 29 to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, protesting the Team Canada trade mission to Mexico and insisting that the Kahnawake Band Council delegates falsely represent the Mohawk Nation.
The Kahnawake Band Council announced Tuesday that it would defer the signing of the trade deal, originally scheduled for that day, until February in light of the December massacre of Chiapas Indians.
www.montrealmirror.com /ARCHIVES/1998/011598/think.html   (746 words)

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