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 Six Nations Of The Grand River Territory
Six Nations of the Grand River Territory -
10/12/05 - The Six Nations Elected Council is pleased to announce the appointment of a long-time employee of the Council, Glenn Forrest, as its new Senior Administrative Officer, or SAO.
Well known Aboriginal actor and star of the former CBC hit television series “North of 60”, Tom Jackson payed a visit to Six Nations on Thursday October 6th.   (197 words)

Six Nations of the Grand River was governed by the original form of government until 1924, when the Canadian federal government tried to replace the Six Nations system with a federally-recognized Band Council.
The original tract, recognized legally in 1784, covered an area of six miles on either side of the Grand River, from its source to its mouth, in what is now the Province of Ontario near the present towns of Fergus, Brantford and Kitchener-Waterloo.
The Haudenosaunee is actually six separate nations of people who have agreed to live under the traditional law of governance that we call the Great Law of Peace. /Athens/Olympus/3808/about.html   (776 words)

 Official site of the Hamilton 2003 Road World Championships as powered by SLAM! Sports
The Hamilton 2003 Festival is strengthened by this partnership with the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory.
Today the Hamilton 2003 Festival, jointly with the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and TAP Resources, an event management firm, announced the preliminary Festival Outline of events, planned to take place during the 2003 Road World Cycling Championships - slated for October 6-12, 2003 in Hamilton.
The Hamilton 2003 Road World Championships Organizing Committee is pleased to announce another community linkage through a collaborative relationship with the Six Nations of the Grand River to provide a World Class Aboriginal Festival "A Celebration of Indigenous People" as a component of the Hamilton 2003 Festival. /Hamilton2003News/030708.html   (663 words)

 Scarborough Philharmonic: Ancestral Voices: Kanata Dancers
NAOMI POWLESS* is a Mohawk from the Mohawk Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve.
TABATHA HONYUST-ANTONE is from the Oneida Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve.
BRIAN GENERAL* is from the Seneca Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve. /~spo/education/av/players/kanata.html   (907 words)

Nations to sell the said lands and to invest the proceeds for the purpose of providing an annuity for the Six Nations and their posterity.
And the facts alleged were that the purchase monies were to be paid to the three trustees appointed and authorized by the Six Nations "to receive for their (Six Nations) use mortgages and other securities for the payment to them of the several and respective considerations stipulated".
While the suppliants allege in paragraph 4 of the petition that the Superintendent General of Indian Affairs was an Express Trustee for the Six Nations because he assumed the control and management of their lands and property, there is no further allegation of any kind in respect to this. /native/cnlc/vol05/291.html   (1183 words)

 User talk:Bkwillwm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Iroquois economics, I linked Grand River Iroquois to the Canadian reservation Six Nations of the Grand River. /wiki/User_talk:Bkwillwm   (379 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Aboriginal Canadians
Born on Six Nations of the Grand River reserve (near Brantford, Ont.) to Phyllis McCann, the daughter of Irish immigrants, and Robert-Louis Jamieson, a Mohawk restaurateur.
Elected chief of Six Nations of the Grand River.
If Roberta Jamieson had won the 2003 election to become national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), it would have been the latest in a string of groundbreaking achievements for the Six Nations Mohawk. /news/background/aboriginals/jamieson_profile.html   (682 words)

Born Mar. 3, 1950 in Ohsweken, Six Nations of the Grand
All of the Six Nations appear as well as some twenty or more other nations.
I have a large (11,000+) family tree of the Haudenosaunee in both Canada (mostly Six Nations) and the United States. /Forum/viewall?forumid=28605&it=2   (1912 words)

The Cayuga Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory
Of all the various groups of Native Americans in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, none are more famous than the Six Nations that comprise the Iroquois Confederacy.
Seen both in Canada and the United States, the blue flag bearing the symbol of the unity of the five nations has become a rallying symbol for Iroquois of all tribes. /cayuganation   (397 words)

 Ontario Region - Agreements - Background to the Grand River Notification Agreement - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
The Grand River Notification Agreement was originally signed in October 1996 by the First Nations and municipal governments around the lower Grand River in southern Ontario, together with the federal and provincial governments, and the Grand River Conservation Authority.
The Grand River is one of the principal rivers of southern Ontario, flowing approximately 150 kilometers, into the eastern end of Lake Erie.
From a municipal perspective, uncertainty arising from the unsettled claims, and protests and demonstrations by members of the Six Nations, were seen as impeding economic development and hampering municipal public works construction. /on/grndbkr_e.html   (1078 words)

The Six Nations of the Grand River is a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year.
The Six Nations of the Grand River consists of 19,002 members though only 9,527 of those Natives live on the reserve.
The contrast of the Grand River’s fast flowing waters and the red, yellow, brown and green hues of autumn mingled with the dark green of pines are a wondrous site. /article.cfm/5086/31688   (1240 words)

 The Smokers Club, Inc. - MSA Update
Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., a Canadian corporation, Jerry Montour, Kenneth Hill and Arthur Montour have delivered a notice of arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules on their own behalf and on behalf of Native Wholesale Supply (collectively "Grand River").
Philip Morris, Lorillard and R.J. Reynolds, which make about 85 percent of the nation's cigarettes, are not seeking a reduction in their 2003 payments, but agree with the three smaller makers that the industry is entitled to the estimated $1 billion reduction.
For the country it has been a disaster in that it entwined public and corporate greed, blurred the rule of law and relegated a huge number of Americans into cash cows for the rich. /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1042   (3535 words)

 Farm & Country February 1, 1999
Natives from the Six Nations of the Grand Rivers reserve south of Brantford are worried that runoff from storm sewers and other sources is contaminating their water supply.
He has also enlisted the support of the nearby Six Nations of the Grand River Indian reserve, which fears stormwater runoff into Fairchild Creek and the Grand River is polluting its drinking water.
Allan Holmes, CEO of the Grand River Conservation Authority, says he is no stranger to the case and that his agency intends "to be as supportive as possible. /iss/99/feb/cover1.htm   (1745 words)

 Six Nations Of The Grand River Reserve: Showplace Of The First Peoples In Canada
The daughter of a Mohawk Native father and an English mother, she was proud of her Native heritage and of her people at Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve.
The historic sites and activities held on the reserve such theGrand River Pow Wow’ and theSix Nations Pageant’, are a showplace of Canadian history.
The Annual ‘Six Nations Native Pageant’, ‘Snow-snake Tournament’, ‘Art Fair’, ‘Summer Theatre Program’, ‘Bake Sale’, ‘Christmas Craft Show’, ‘Craft Bazaar’ and, of course, the ‘Pow Wow’, the best of all the activities, are some of the events that draw, to the Reserve, thousands of visitors. /Issues/January05/1156SixNations.htm   (1023 words)

 Lisa VanEvery Consulting and Publications Ink
Jody is a 33-year-old Native male from the Six Nations of the Grand River.
Steve was born and raised on Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and is one of the few potters still creating Iroquois pottery at Six Nations today.
Consulting and Publications Ink is pleased to introduce you to some of the most talented artists who come from Six Nations of the Grand River. /sixnationartists.html   (1255 words)

Through the efforts and negotiations of Joseph Brant, the Six Nations were granted a tract of land six miles in depth on each side of the Grand River from its mouth to its source.
the Six Nations and her mother was Emily S. Howells, a kinsman of W. Howells, the famous American Novelist.
Pauline Johnson was a Mohawk Indian born on the Six Nations Indian /Athens/Olympus/3808/famous.html   (1357 words)

 The Six Nations: Oldest Living Participatory Democracy on Earth
Located in the northeastern region of North America, originally the Six Nations was five and included the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, and Senecas.
The people of the Six Nations, also known by the French term, Iroquois
The Six Nations Confederacy was and is likened to a longhouse /many_worlds/6Nations   (5291 words)

 Six Nations Writers - Kawennahia':ton
SIX NATIONS - The Six Nations Writers in partnership with the Woodland Cultural Centre are sponsoring a survey being conducted this summer to establish a database of people from Six Nations who work in the Arts.
This survey will identify Six Nations members who work in all forms of the arts whether it be a career or a hobby.
If you or someone you know is a Six Nations member working in the arts, please contact Lisa VanEvery at Consulting and Publications Ink to have a survey sent to you. /newsletter   (213 words)

The second edition of the tourney was held in 1999, at Ohsweken in Six Nations of the Grand River Territory.
Yet Wakling jumped to Six Nations the next year and took much of his talent with him.
The first revived Iroquois Nations Cup tourney was held in Akwesasne in 1997, with the Akwesasne Thunder losing to the Six Nations Frog Pond Maulers in the final. /OLANews2004R.html   (7051 words)

 Six Nations Writers
About Us Although the people of Six Nations of the Grand River are ancestrally a people of oral tradition and have a strong storytelling history, we are also a community of writers.
You can join the Six Nations Writers as: member of Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, an associate (member of another First Nation or tribal affiliation) or a friend (a writer from any other community).
The Six Nations Writers are the storytellers of today who will share their stories with all who enter this site. /snw/about_us.html   (303 words)

 Haudenosaunee: People Building a Long House
We are the first United Nations in this land and operate under the oldest,continualy-operating form of government, called the Grand Council of the Haudenosaunee.
That Long House is a way of life where the many native nations live in peace under one common law.
Welcome to the Haudenosaunee Home Page, the official source of news and information from the Haudenosaunee, comprised of the traditional leadership of the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk and Tuscarora Nations.   (188 words)

 Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve - Brantford - Reviews of Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve - TripAdvisor
The real history of North America dates back to reservations like Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve.
"Six Nations Of The Grand River Reserve: Showplace Of The First Peoples In Canada" TravelLady, Jan 1, 2005
Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve - Brantford- Reviews of Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve - TripAdvisor /Attraction_Review-g154983-d535584-Reviews-Six_Nations_of_the_Grand...   (467 words)

Despite the covenant chain and its promises of neutrality, four of the six Iroquois nations fought on the side of the British during the American Revolution.
An agreement was reached with the Mississauga Indians who owned this land, which would ultimately lead to the creation of the Six Nations Reserve near current-day Brantford, Ontario, nearly a decade later.
Treaty Number Six was unique as it was the only treaty of its sort with an implied provision for health care. /citm/themes/aboriginals/aboriginals_e.txt   (9803 words)

Born and raised on Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, Carolyn has been a strong advocate for the disabled and other community issues.
He is a lecturer at Six Nations Polytechnic, chairperson for First Nations Agri-Food Partnership, director of First Nations Agra Group, past member of Six Nations Economic Development Commission and numerous other community organizations.
She is the founder and executive director of Special Services for Special People, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of disabled members of Six Nations. /main.php?lnknum=20   (865 words)

 ICT [2005/01/04]  Six Nations chief speaks
During a lunchtime speech at the century-old Empire Club in the prestigious Royal York hotel, Chief Roberta Jamieson of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory spoke to a gathering of more than 100, some of them with significant influence on the economic pulse of Toronto.
Recognized for her impassionate work on behalf of First Nations, she was the first non-parliamentarian appointed to a House of Commons (Ottawa) committee in 1982.
The sponsor of the event was Royal Bank Canada and it was an executive vice president, Charles Coffey, who following Jamieson's speech gave his own brief interpretation of First Nations history in the country. /content.cfm?id=1096410096   (587 words)

 "the People's Paths!" NAIIP News Path! - NAJA Announces Fellowship Recipient
In celebration of the literary talent on Six Nations of the Grand River, Lisa organized the first Six Nations Festival Of Words, a series of writers workshops held over the summer and fall of 2001 that allowed writers in the community to network and share their literary efforts.
Lisa is Mohawk, wolf clan, from the First Nation community of Six Nations of the Grand River in Ohsweken, Ontario.
She believes that the time is now for Native people to write their own stories and continues to search out and write the stories of people from Six Nations of the Grand River. /News2002/0202/NAJA020212Awards.htm   (370 words)

 Ohwejagehka: Ha`degaenage: - Iroquois Language + Songs
Ohwejagehka: Ha`degaenage: is a nonprofit organization based on Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario Canada that was established to help preserve and nurture the Iroquoian languages and songs.   (39 words)

 Omniseek: /Open Directory /Regional /Canada /Ontario /Grand River
The Six Nations of the Grand River has a total membership of 19,002 with 9,527 of those on reserve (Oct. 96 stats) composed of the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca and Tuscarora Nations.
The Museum is located in Southern Ontario, on the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, off Highway #54 between Brantford and Hamilton.
Six-Nations of the Grand River Reserve The people who are from miles on either side of the Grand River, from its source to its /srch/{41367}   (656 words)

 PAIUTE - Online Information article about PAIUTE
350 with the Six Nations, Ontario; Large element of 553 in New York.
777 on river Thames, Ontario, and Large eiement of 3so with Six Nations in Ontario; See also:
ALGONQUIN, or ALGONKIN (a word formerly regarded as a Fjench contraction of Algomequin, " those on the other side " of the river, viz. /PAI_PAS/PAIUTE.html   (589 words)

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