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  Mohawk Flooring — Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Ceramic Tiles, Area Rugs
Mohawk provides so many choices for every room in your home that let you express your personal style.
Mohawk also serves as an industry leader in environmental initiatives with the latest environmentally friendly innovations from manufacturing processes to products like carpets made using corn sugars rather than petroleum.
And Mohawk works as an environmental steward, recycling and reclaiming precious resources, even going so far to make carpeting from recycled plastic bottles.
www.mohawkcarpet.com   (270 words)

  
  Mohawk
Mohawk, the most eastern member of the IROQUOIS Confederacy, resided on the banks of the Mohawk River.
Mohawk hostilities were then channelled eastward, where they drove the Mahicans out of the Mohawk Valley and gained access to the Dutch traders of Fort Orange (now Albany, New York).
Brant and his Mohawk frequently defeated the Americans but were forced to flee their homes, which were confiscated and used by the rebel settlers.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0005359   (646 words)

  
 Mohawk Nation - Crystalinks
The Mohawks, like many indigenous tribes in the Great Lakes region, wore a type of hair style in which all their hair would be cut off except for a narrow strip down the middle of the scalp.
According to traditional accounts the Mohawk leader Hiawatha was the first to accept the principles of peace preached by the prophet of peace, Peacemaker, who founded the Iroquois League.
Most Mohawk took the part of the British in the French and Indian War, but some Catholic converts (the "praying Indians of Quebec") at mission settlements on the St. Lawrence River, principally at Caughnawaga, espoused the French cause and guided expeditions against their former brothers of the league.
www.crystalinks.com /mohawk2.html   (874 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of North American Indians - - Mohawk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mohawks of the seventeenth century were the easternmost of the five Iroquois nations, keepers of the eastern door of the confederacy known as the League of the Iroquois.
The Mohawk population declined by two-thirds in one decade.
The lower-valley Mohawks fled to Montreal, and were later granted a reserve at Tyendinaga, on the north shore of Lake Ontario.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/naind/html/na_023100_mohawk.htm   (1153 words)

  
 Mohawk Indian Tribe History
The purpose of the Dutch was admirably served, but the possession of firearms by the Mohawk and their confederates rendered it easy for them to conquer their adversaries, whom they routed and filled with terror not alone by the deadly effect but even by the there sound of these weapons, which hitherto had been unknown.
Thenceforth the Mohawk and their confederates became formidable adversaries and were victorious most everywhere, so that by 1660 the conquests of the Iroquois confederates, although they were not numerous, extended over nearly 600 leagues of territory.
The Mohawk villages were in the valley of Mohawk river, N. Y., from the vicinity of Schenectady nearly to Utica, and their territory extended north to the St Lawrence and south to the watershed of Schoharie creek and the east branch of the Susquehanna.
www.accessgenealogy.com /native/tribes/mohawk/mohawkhist.htm   (1652 words)

  
 Mohawk Tire Storage Facility - Decision and Order   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thus, the Mohawk Respondents' theory of defense regarding the suggested invalidity of the waste transporter regulations is unavailing.
The Mohawk Respondents and the two Respondents for the Waste Transporter Permit have not contested either the conditions at the site as described by the Department or the convictions and alleged violations of the ECL and regulations regarding the transport of regulated wastes.
By their actions, as well as lack thereof, the Mohawk Respondents and the two Respondents for the Waste Transporter Permit have amply demonstrated that they are unworthy to be permitted either to operate a waste tire storage facility or to transport regulated waste, i.e.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/ohms/decis/mohawktiredo.htm   (3745 words)

  
 Mohawk on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mohawk is canalized from Rome to its mouth (completed 1918) as part of the New York State Canal System's rebuilt Erie Canal, which links the Hudson River with the Great Lakes; it is mainly used by leisure craft.
The beautiful and fertile Mohawk valley, named for its Native American inhabitants, was the scene of many battles and raids in the French and Indian Wars and in the American Revolution.
Mohawk spreads its wings Flooring firm far beyond carpet roots
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/MohawkR1.asp   (468 words)

  
 Iroquois
Almost 12,000 Mohawk live in Ontario as Six Nations of the Grand River, Watha Mohawk Nation, and the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte at Tyendenaga (Deseronto) on the north shore of Lake Ontario west of Kingston.
Brant's Mohawk and the Canadian Iroquois were conspicuous by their absence at the signing of this treaty, and the Iroquois League had split into two parts.
Mohawk from near Montreal were regularly employed as voyageurs and laborers for the long canoe routes from Montreal to the Mackenzie Delta and Pacific Coast.
www.tolatsga.org /iro.html   (22114 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: mohawk
Mohawk hair cuts became si-nonymous with the Punk scene, other variations are the bihawk and trihawk.
The originators of the mohawk style in punk circles were Wes Beech (of US band Plasmatics) and Rainy (of UK band Discharge).
The punks went on to spike their mohawks with soap, eggwhite, glue and hairspray, as the Native Americans had with buffalo grease, before going into battle.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=mohawk   (494 words)

  
 Mohawk Hardwood Flooring Warranties
Mohawk Industries, Inc. ("Manufacturer") hereby warrants to the original buyer ("Buyer"), the goods to be free from manufacturing defects for as long as you own your home.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. hereby warrants to the original buyer of Mohawk engineered and longstrip wood flooring products, that, under normal use, the plies will not separate for as long as you own your home.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. hereby warrants to the original buyer of Mohawk engineered and longstrip wood flooring products against moisture damage due to topical spills or subfloor moisture under certain conditions for as long as you own your home.
www.mohawk-hardwoodflooring.com /hardwood-floors/hardwood-warranties.asp   (1068 words)

  
 CT DEP: Mohawk Pond   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mohawk Pond is located in the towns of Cornwall and Goshen in Litchfield County, approximately 10 miles west of the city of Torrington.
Mohawk Pond is spring fed with the outlet being an unnamed brook draining into the Shepaug River system.
Access to Mohawk Pond is provided at a state owned boat launch located at the south end of the pond.
dep.state.ct.us /cgnhs/lakes/mohawk/Lake.htm   (582 words)

  
 The Flag Mohawk Nation of Kanienkah
In Canada, the Mohawk reside on the Six Nation Reserve in Ontario, the Tyendinaga band on the north shore of Lake Ontario, the Gibson Band on Georgian Bay, the Akwesasneon the St. Lawrence River and at Kahnawake in Quebec.
In 1990, after a bloody dispute between Canadian Mohawks of the Kahnawake, Kanasatakte and Akwasasne bands and Surete de Quebec over the construction of a golf course proposed by the local Mayor Oulette of Oka on land considered a sacred burial ground to the Mohawk, several Mohawk.
Today, the Mohawk of New York and Quebec and their fellow Iroquois compatriots are leaders in the fight for Native rights in both the United States and Canada.
users.aol.com /Donh523/navapage/mohawk.htm   (618 words)

  
 Welcome to Mohawk
Mohawk is open year round to provide stabling and serve as a training center for local horsemen.
Pacer Western Ideal became the fastest horse in Mohawk history when he scorched a mile in 1:49 in September, 2000.
After 35 years as Canada's premier 5/8ths mile harness oval, Mohawk was transformed into a one-of-a-kind 7/8th's mile oval track after a massive $2 million summer overhaul, opening on September 14, 1998 to rave reviews from fans and horsemen alike.
www.woodbineentertainment.com /mohawk   (501 words)

  
 The Flag Mohawk Nation of Kanienkah   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Canada, the Mohawk reside on the Six Nation Reserve in Ontario, the Tyendinaga band on the north shore of Lake Ontario, the Gibson Band on Georgian Bay, the Akwesasneon the St. Lawrence River and at Kahnawake in Quebec.
In 1990, after a bloody dispute between Canadian Mohawks of the Kahnawake, Kanasatakte and Akwasasne bands and Surete de Quebec over the construction of a golf course proposed by the local Mayor Oulette of Oka on land considered a sacred burial ground to the Mohawk, several Mohawk.
Today, the Mohawk of New York and Quebec and their fellow Iroquois compatriots are leaders in the fight for Native rights in both the United States and Canada.
members.aol.com /Donh523/navapage/mohawk.htm   (618 words)

  
 SchoolNet Digital Collections Curriculum Units--Iroquois Creation Story
That is why the Mohawks (Kanienkeha) are known as the Keepers of the Eastern Door, and the Seneca are known as Keepers of the Western Door: because they were on the outsides of their settlements, they were in charge of protection from other Nations of people.
The Mohawk are keepers of the Eastern Door and the Seneca are keepers of the Western Door.
In the Mohawk language it is spelled and pronounced as Rotinon:shonni.
educ.queensu.ca /~egnatoff/digicurr/Iroquois_creation/Iroquois_creation.html   (6121 words)

  
 Mohawk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mohawk, a tribe of the Northeastern Culture Area, lived in the mid-Mohawk River Valley of upstate New York and Vermont.
The Mohawk raised crops of corn, beans and squash; and while corn provided the majority of their food, Mohawk women collected many varieties of wild foods.
The Mohawk were members of the League of Six nations, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy.
www.scsc.k12.ar.us /2002Outwest/NaturalHistory/Projects/LachowskyR/Mohawk.htm   (338 words)

  
 The Mohawk Carpet Story
Mohawk Industries is one of the fastest growing carpet mills in the United States and the leading producer of area rugs and mats.
Mohawk Carpet Mills had its beginning in 1878 when four Shuttleworth brothers, in joint enterprise brought 14 second hand looms from England to Amsterdam, New York.
As the dynamics of the 90s continues to evolve, Mohawk has remained steadfast in its vision to be one of the world's leading high quality, low-cost producers of carpet and rug products.
www.mohawk-colorcenter.com /ColorCenter/mohawk_carpet_story.htm   (1093 words)

  
 Mohawk Language and the Mohawk Indian Tribe (Kanien'kehaka)
Mohawk is an Iroquoian language of the Northeast Woodlands.
As a complement to our Mohawk language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Mohawk people and various aspects of their society.
Mohawk history is interesting and important, but the Mohawks are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
www.native-languages.org /mohawk.htm   (348 words)

  
 Mohawk Lifts System I
Mohawk large and stable footprint measures 30” wide and is made of 3/4” thick plate.
Mohawk carriages roll on eight double sealed, self-lubricating, steel ball bearing rollers, for a lifetime of maintenance-free operation.
Mohawk bearings are longer lasting, with less friction and wear than competitive lifts using plastic slide blocks that need constant greasing and maintenance.
www.mohawklifts.com /consumer/system1.php   (565 words)

  
 The Mohawk In Vietnam
The Mohawk's bubbled canopy and side hatches, and the short, steep slope of its nose, permitted excellent downward visibility to the side, rear, and front.
The Mohawk's primary role was to detect and monitor the movement of insurgent forces and materiel into South Vietnam, and to perform aerial surveillance and target acquisition within the country itself.
SLAR equipped Mohawks performed surveillance in all but the most severe weather, and were frequently called on to fly missions under completely IFR weather conditions.
www.ov-1mohawk.org /MohawkVN.htm   (2109 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Mohawk isn't as hair-raising as it used to be   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mohawk isn't as hair-raising as it used to be
The Mohawk is rising again, and not just from the pates of punks.
World Cup soccer studs, French fashion leaders and their Hollywood followers — likewise trendy types in New York and Los Angeles — are molding their hair up into a ridge that snakes down the center.
www.usatoday.com /life/2002/2002-06-27-mohawk.htm   (480 words)

  
 Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mohawks guarded the territory in the East and became know as the "Eastern Doorkeepers," the Seneca were the "Western Doorkeepers." The Onondagas in the middle were the "Firekeepers" while the Cayuga and Oneida are the "Younger Brothers" and the Tuscarora the "Adopted Brothers."
The name "Mohawk" was given to them by the Algonquin Nation and was later adopted by the British, Dutch, French and Americans due to the fact that it was easier to spell and to pronounce.
The Mohawk Council of Chiefs do not recognise any of the artificial boundaries imposed on them and as the natural and historic government of their peoples, administers the community as a whole, in accordance with their heritage, traditions and culture.
www.peacetree.com /akwesasne/whoare.htm   (769 words)

  
 longhouses
By the early 1500s Mohawks became involved with warfare that caused them to create larger villages in defensible positions, if necessary giving up good farm land to do so.
By 1634-35 the first epidemics of European diseases cut the population in half, and the houses were too large.
In the Mohawk Valley each Ionghouse also had a large post that was apparently moved from place to place, not abandoned to rot in place.
www.iroquoismuseum.org /longhous.htm   (1336 words)

  
 Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
Several Mohawks and others of the Confederacy were respected allies of the British during the American Revolution, and in consequence of their alliance were forced from their homeland by their Rebel counterpart.
Captain John (1740-1811) was the recognized military leader of the Fort Hunter Mohawks of the Mohawk Valley, the forefathers of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
Learning at Quinte Mohawk School is enhanced by such programmes as the Mohawk Language programme which teaches Mohawk at all grade levels; and the Arts and Crafts programme which focuses on the Woodland style of arts, crafts, and design in leather, clay and beadwork.
www.tyendinaga.net /history   (1781 words)

  
 Welcome to Noteworthy Indian Museum
Ultimately, the Mohawk were driven from the Valley during the American Revolution because of their alliance with the British.
Here, in the land of their grandfathers, they are creating a community where the traditional values of their ancestors are a part of daily life.
The Mohawk Valley is rich with the history of Indian villages that begin over 900 years ago, and colonial occupation by Dutch, Palatine, English and French.
www.greatturtle.net /index.html   (236 words)

  
 Mohawk Flooring - Carpeting - Area rugs, Carpeting, Carpet Installation
Mohawk carpet is designed to fit virtually every purpose, decorating style and budget.
Mohawk carpet offers thousands upon thousands of colors, styles and textures that will be perfect for your home.
And when you purchase a Mohawk carpet, you get high-quality flooring from one of the world's most trusted brands backed by robust warranties for up to 20 years.
www.mohawkcarpet.com /carpet/default.asp   (361 words)

  
 Welcome to the Mohawk Trail
Visit the Mohawk Trail in western MA The Mohawk Trail - Northwestern Massachusetts 4 Season Vacation Highway
The Mohawk Trail is the first scenic road in New England.
With 63 miles of unsurpassed splendor and 50,000 acres of state parks and forests, it's an excellent vacation choice for fun and adventure for all ages during any season.
www.mohawktrail.com   (148 words)

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