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 Mohawk nation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mohawk Nation, as part of the Iroquois Confederacy, were recognised for some time by the British government.
Their traditional homeland stretches from just south of the Mohawk River, east to the Green Mountains of Vermont, west to the borders of the Oneida nation, and north of Montreal along the St Lawrence River valley and the Ottawa River valley.
The Mohawks, like many indigenous tribes in the Great Lakes region, wore a hair style in which all their hair would be cut off except for a narrow strip down the middle of the scalp.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mohawk_nation   (1053 words)

  
 Mohawk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mohawk nation, an indigenous people of North America
Mohawk hairstyle, from a hairstyle traditionally worn by the Mohawk tribe
Mohawk River, a river in New York State, USA, a tributary of the Hudson River
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mohawk   (158 words)

  
 Mohawk-nation.htm
As a consequence of the Mohawk NationMohawk Nation's allegiance with the British, through being a part of the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy, the Mohawk peoples were forced from their lands in the Mohawk ValleyMohawk Valley, in present day New York State, by the revolutionaries.
The mission was short lived, as the Mohawk NationMohawk Nation hinted to the Onondaga that they should sever their ties to the French, or the Onondaga's guests would suffer some horrible fate.
While the originally designed large fort, meant to contain the population as in a fortified city, was being constructed, the Mohawk nationMohawkMahican War at the top of the Hudson led the company to relocate the settlers from there to the vicinity of the new Fort Amsterdam.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Mohawk-nation.htm   (1240 words)

  
 OKA0913.txt
The Mohawk delegation asked that an assurance be given for the protection of the Mohawk Nation and its people when the barricades were taken down and surrender of their defense weapons.
The Mohawks will be tortured, as they have already been, at the hands of the Surete du Quebec, and imprisoned for their rightful struggle to maintain their land base, the remains of their ancestors and to protect their fellow Mohawks at Kanehsatake.
The Mohawk people refused to abandon their mother earth and the burial ground of their ancestors, which was to be removed and relocated for the recreational purpose of expanding the Oka Golf Course.
www.bcgreen.com /~samuel/lubicon/1990/OKA0913.txt   (1894 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.
The Mohawk nation spans the border between the United States and Canada.
Only the Mohawk issue their people passports from the Mohawk nation.
members.aol.com /Donh523/navapage/mohawk.htm   (618 words)

  
 Native American Thoughts and Wisdom
The Mohawk Nation is one of five founding nations of the Iroquois Confederacy formed by neighboring and closely related North American Native Nations: the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and the Seneca.
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.
home.comcast.net /~8619/NAwords.html   (2221 words)

  
 Haudenosaunee:
It was operated with the sanction of the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs at Kahnawake.
Mohawks moved there in 1721 and then tried to have the land reverted to them but were continually denied by the Canadian government.
The nation is not involved in any way in the activities of such a society nor endorses it actions." (Associated Press) Garrow has since abandoned her previous view and joined in with the warriors.
sixnations.buffnet.net /Threats_to_Traditional_Governments   (9167 words)

  
 THE MOHAWK NATION COUNCIL & THE GREAT LAW OF PEACE
This project is funded by the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs, the Mohawk Roundtable, and the Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force.
As mothers of all nations on Mother Earth, certain Clan Mothers of each clan are given the responsibility of maintaining the harmony and balance within the clans and nations, by being the guardian over the names to prevent duplication of names, and to prevent competition over the rights of leadership positions.
There are nine among the Mohawks, nine among the Oneida, thirteen among the Onondaga, ten among the Cayuga and eight among the Seneca totalling forty-nine.
hometown.aol.com /miketben2/miktben7.htm   (1975 words)

  
 The Mohawk Defense Of Kanasetake (aka Oka, Quebec, Canada)
The first of the squares on the left represents the Mohawk Nation and its territory, the second square on the left and near the heart represents the Oneida Nation and its territory, and the white heart in the middle represents the Onondaga Nation and its territory.
For a better understanding of the Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy of which the Mohawk people are a part we have published the Great Law Of Peace in its entirety, perhaps for the first time in a non-native publication.
It also means that the heart of the Five Nations is single in its loyalty to the Great Peace, and that the Great Peace is lodged in the heart (meaning with Onondaga League Chiefs) and that the Council fire is to burn there for the Five Nations.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/41/350.html   (1282 words)

  
 OKA.DOS.txt
There is no question in my mind that the Mohawks at Kanesatake would rather be negotiating than facing now 1,000 police with fully automatic weapons and all of this armament in an effort to protect their sacred land and their wives and children who were there with them.
News reports and telephone calls to her office allege that SQ officers are prohibiting Mohawk men from crossing the barricade, while letting non-native residents of the community through.
Mohawk women with groceries are being turned away, and instructed that they can only cross without the food.
www.bcgreen.com /~samuel/lubicon/1990/OKA.DOS.txt   (2337 words)

  
 ICT [2004/03/09]  Mohawk scholar speaks at Syracuse University
She cited from her research the experience of one Kahnawake Mohawk who was interrogated by a U.S. official who challenged his blood quantum, family history and documentation as a status member of the Mohawk Nation as justification to freely cross the border.
The journalists were met by an official who claimed to be of Cherokee decent who was going to deny them entry because they did not have a letter from the chief of their community stating they were recognized members of the Mohawk Nation.
In another instance, Kahnawake Mohawk journalists were attempting to cross the border on the west coast en route to a media conference in the United States using their Indian status cards as identification and proof of citizenship.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=1078833592   (649 words)

  
 Mohawk Tribe
The Mohawk Nation, then known as Kanien'kehake (people of the flint) was one of the five founding Nations of the Iroquois League (or confederacy).
We have reproduced important historical documents such as the organization of the Six Nations Confederacy, the Iroquois Constitution, the Contracts between the State of New York and different tribes of the Six Nations of Indians, specifying their several cessions and reservations of land and a profile on Theyebdabegea, a.k.a.
The name Mohawk was given to the tribe by the Algonquin and was later adopted by the Europeans who had difficulty pronouncing Kanien'kehake.
www.mohawktribe.com   (314 words)

  
 Kaniahkehake Mohawk
If the man were a chief of the Kahniakehake Nation, he would wear attached to his feathered hat deer antlers that symbolize his authority as one of the nine chiefs of the Mohawk Nation.
The Mohawk were the first Nation to accept the Great Law of Peace from the Peacemaker as he and Aiionwatha (Hiawatha) journeyed to the Five Nations.
The Mohawk are known as the Elder Brothers, which has significance when the Grand Council of Chiefs, composed of all fifty chiefs of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, meet to discuss matters of importance to the entire Confederacy.
www.peace4turtleisland.org /pages/mohawk.htm   (597 words)

  
 The Six Nations of the Iroquois
The Cayuga Nation is one of three ``younger brothers'' in the confederacy.
The council is a traditional meeting of all of the nations of the Confederacy.
Regis Mohawk Tribe is one of the most complex Native American tribes in the Northeast.
tuscaroras.com /pages/six_nations_ex.html   (956 words)

  
 Iroquois Constitution
If the Five Nations fail to obtain the consent of the nation at the first council a second council shall be held and upon a second failure a third council shall be held and this third council shall end the peaceful methods of persuasion.
All the Clan council fires of a nation or of the Five Nations may unite into one general council fire, or delegates from all the council fires may be appointeed to unite in a general council for discussing the interests of the people.
The Mohawk Lords will then report the standing of the case to the Firekeepers, who shall render a decision as they see fit in case of a disagreement by the two bodies, or confirm the decisions of the two bodies if they are identical.
www.indigenouspeople.net /iroqcon.htm   (10298 words)

  
 Mohawk - Indian Law Resource Center
In February 2005, the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs (a traditional Haudenosaunee government), the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne signed an agreement with Governor George Pataki to resolve their historic claim to lands in Northern New York.
Represented by the Indian Law Resource Center, the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs approved the agreement only after years of vigorous advocacy to ensure that the deal adequately protected the interests of their community and of future generations of Mohawks.
Under the settlement, the Mohawks will receive lands and monetary compensation, as well as the opportunity to further expand their territory through purchases from willing sellers.
www.indianlaw.org /mohawk.html   (378 words)

  
 St. Regis Mohawk Indian Nation
St Regis Mohawk's response to EPA's request for recommendations on the designation of areas for the PM 2.5 standard.
The SRMT participates in the Annual Indian nation leaders meetings with Region 2 senior management and the Director of the American Indian Environmental Office, held in Syracuse, New York.
Discussions included specific environmental issues of each of the Indian nations, as well as environmental protection of the Indian nation lands and development of the Indian nations environmental capacity.
www.epa.gov /region02/nations/srm.htm   (490 words)

  
 New Vegas Casinos
The BIA took over the tribal police department after investigating; Like the Oneida Nation, and the Mohawk nation, the Blackfeet nation is supervised by a team of to alarming tales of bankruptcy, prostitution, suicides, and murder Mohawk Bingo Palace, Mohawk Tribal, was earlier the executive director of the Christian Coalition.
Yet, the tribe is one of those “sovereign” nations: like the Blackfeet, along the Canadian border, among whom 30 cocaine traffickers were recently convicted.
Yes, provided that the nation or tribe has obtained a license to do so issued by the New York State Liquor Authority and complies with all State laws, rules and regulations regarding alcoholic beverage provision.
skutcher.php5.cz /new-vegas-casinos.html   (633 words)

  
 Iroquois today
The Iroquois are six nations who joined together to form a confederacy of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations.
After the war all the NY State Mohawks who supported the British moved to Canada, settling mainly at Tyendinaga and Six Nations.
A few Mohawks, under the pressure of Jesuit missionaries, had already moved north to Kanawake and Akwesasne beginning in the late 17th century.
www.iroquoismuseum.org /iroquois.htm   (885 words)

  
 Mohawks of Kahnawake
Kahnawá:ke is one of seven communities, which comprise the Mohawk Nation.
For the purposes of clarity, it must be pointed out that the term “Mohawk Council of Kahnawá:ke” also refers more generically to the entire organization that provides administrative services to the community.
The MCK is the governing body for the Kahnawá:ke Mohawk Territory.
www.kahnawake.com   (196 words)

  
 Eastern Door Volume 7 Number 16
In a meeting that took place in Belleville, Ontario, on January 13 and 14, (1996) all the elected councils from the Mohawk communities met to discuss the rebuilding of the Mohawk Nation.
We are not talking about individuals of groups who make statements about a Mohawk Nation; nor are we talking about individual communities that are Mohawk by population.
What becomes extremely evident is that the Longhouse people in the Mohawk Nation are extremely divided over the interpretation and application of the Great Law.
www.easterndoor.com /archives/VOL.7/7-16.htm   (983 words)

  
 Time for Kids Magazines Their Native Tongue
There are three clans in the Mohawk Nation: Turtle, Bear and Wolf.
Children of the Mohawk Nation work to save their ancient language and culture
There were no Mohawk classes for kids at the time, so in 1979 parents started the Freedom School.
www.timeforkids.com /TFK/magazines/story/0,6277,96109,00.html   (711 words)

  
 Welcome to Akwesasne.ca
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is composed of twelve (12) District Chiefs and a Grand Chief.
I encourage you to browse through our site, acquire an understanding of who and what the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne are.
Council's goal is to protect what rights we have now, and to negotiate the acknowledgement from outside governments of Akwesasne's jurisdiction, in areas such as but not limited to, Governance, Justice, Law-making, Economic Development, Environment.
www.akwesasne.ca   (255 words)

  
 INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES. Vol. 2, Treaties
Relinquishment to New York, by the Mohawk nation of Indians, under the sanction of the United States of America, of all claim to lands in that state.
AT a treaty held under the authority of the United States, with the Mohawk nation of Indians, residing in the province of Upper Canada, within the dominions of the king of Great Britain, present, the honorable Isaac Smith, commissioner appointed by the United States to
Agents of New York pay to the Mohawk deputies $1,000 and their expenses.
digital.library.okstate.edu /kappler/Vol2/treaties/moh0050.htm   (225 words)

  
 The Wampum Chronicles: Mohawk Territory on the Internet
with an emphasis on the Mohawks of the St. Lawrence River Valley.
The Wampum Chronicles is proud to support the reclamation of Six Nations land near Caledonia, Ontario.
The St. Regis Mohawk School and the Cultural Revival of 1937 NEW!
www.wampumchronicles.com   (555 words)

  
 Native Americans of the Northeast
The Mohawk Nation is "Keeper of the Eastern Door."
It is the smallest among the six nations.
The 8,000 Mohawks living on the reservation have three tribal governments of their own.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Oracle/5467   (491 words)

  
 Native American Authors: Mohawk Tribe
The Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs is an acknowledged administrative agency for the Mohawk people.
Description: This is the official home page of the artisans and craftworkers of the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne.
It is based on historical documentation, secondary sources, and Mohawk oral tradition.
www.ipl.org /div/natam/bin/browse.pl/t56   (134 words)

  
 Mohawk Nation Social
The Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs, Clan Mothers, and Faithkeepers will be hosting a Social on September 4
, 7 pm, at the Mohawk Nation Longhouse to honor and welcome back the Mohawk Nation delegates who participated in the Unity Ride and Run.
The Unity Ride and Run started in Sioux Valley, Manitoba and ends in Six Nations of the Grand River with the opening of the International Indigenous Elders Summit.
www.iroquois.net /mohawk_nation_social.htm   (71 words)

  
 cree-1998-01.txt
The main result of the Kahnawake Mohawk Band Council entering into any international agreement is the subordination of national Mohawk sovereignty which the Haudenosaunee Peoples as a collective have been defending for centuries.
Diverse, vibrant Aboriginal nations had ways of life rooted in fundamental values concerning their relationships to the Creator, the environment and each other, in the role of Elders as the living memory of their ancestors, and in their responsibilities as custodians of the lands, waters and resources of their homelands.
We must recognize the impact of these actions on the once self-sustaining nations that were disaggregated, disrupted, limited or even destroyed by the dispossession of traditional territory, by the relocation of Aboriginal people, and by some provisions of the Indian Act.
www.nisto.com /cree/mail/cree-1998-01.txt   (10489 words)

  
 Mohawk Language - Ohwejagehka Hadegaenage
The Mohawk Nation is one of the "older brothers" of the Iroquois Confederacy and are known as the "People of the Flint".
Nia:wen to Vina Loft for the pronouncing of the words.
www.ohwejagehka.com /moh-body1.htm   (59 words)

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