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  • "Uprising" – a book review

    Charles Kader|Feb 27, 2014

    "Uprising" is a 2010 novel by Canadian author Douglas Bland. It has now been released in a paperback edition, which has lowered the book price by one-half. Published by the Dundurn Press (Toronto), "Uprising" covers a modern day Native insurrection which takes place inside Canada. The fictional work is partly based in Akwesasne. The headquarters for the "Native People's Army" is based somewhere in Hogansburg. Somehow the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council was removed because the Mohawk Council of...

  • Tobacco Burning at Otter Creek

    Charles Kader|Nov 1, 2012

    Otter Creek Falls - On Saturday October 27, 2012, the Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne clan representative Men’s Council conducted a tobacco-burning ceremony at the Otter Creek Falls near Vergennes, Vermont. Akwesasne Wolf Clan representative Rarahkwisere and Bear Clan representative Kanaretiio were joined by local Onkwehonweh Darrell Shariwate Tucker (Metis) in the traditional offering of tobacco, which took place at the foot of Mechanic Street in Vergennes. A small group of onlookers w...

  • Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne representatives visit Albany archives

    Charles Kader|Mar 22, 2012

    The Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne clan representative Men’s Council visited the New York State Library and Archives on March 15, 2012 while researching the unpublished Everett Report contained in the Stillman Papers collection. Assemblyman Everett was born in Winthrop and represented the North Country as a Republican member of the New York Assembly in the 1920’s. Everett chaired a committee that studied the issue of Indian Title, concluding that Onkwehonweh had never relinquished tit...

  • Men’s Council in Northern Kanienke - Ultramar Project

    Charles Kader|Aug 4, 2011

    Near St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, members of the Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne - People of the Way of the Longhouse clan representative Men’s Council and other Akwesasronon visited northern Kanienke territory during the week of July 25-29 in response to requests for assistance by the Confederation of Aboriginal People of Canada and united farmers organized against a natural gas pipeline project. Guy Frigon, a Grand Chief of the Confederation of Aboriginal People, representing non-status O...