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THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week CONDOLENCE OF THE SACHEM 41ST WAMPUM If a Sachem of the Hotinonshonni...

 

Koráhne Awenhnísera

1. Kí:ken onkiahia'kseróhetste - This past week 2. Tewenhniserá:ke - 2 days 3. Wentanó:ron - Holidays 4. Ohiarihkó:wa - July 5. Énska shiská:ra...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week REMOVAL OF THE SACHEMS 35TH WAMPUM Should any Sachem of the Hotinonshon...

 

Wa'thontóhetste

1. Ronakiohkowá:nen - A large group 2. Ken'nithotiión:sa - They are young people 3. Rononkwehón:we - They are Native 4. Ahkwesahshró:non - They...

 

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week 29th WAMPUM If a...

 

Shakón:newe Ken'niiohontésha Ne Ohontsià:ke

1. Ki tehniksá:'a iatate'kén:'a - These 2 children are siblings 2. Kwáh í:ken tsi tehiatatenorónhkwa. - They love each other very much indeed 3....

 

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week 20th WAMPUM The following will be the procedure used by the legislative...

 

Tékeni Teiokahkwèn:tonte Rotihonwì:sere

1. Skahwatsí:ra - One family 2. Wísk nihá:ti - 5 of them 3. Iatathróna -A couple 4. Tekeniiáhsen tekeniksà:'a - 2 girls 5. Tánon shaià:ta...

 

The Great Law

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week 17th WAMPUM Whenever the Sachems gather to hold Council, the Onondaga...

 

Kakwitè:ne Nikahá:wi Oká:ra

1. Ronakiohkowá:nen ne Ahkwesahshró:non - A large group of people from Ahkwesáhshne 2. Ne Tsinaíhne, Kaná:takon, Ahnawá:te,...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College ...continued from last week...

 

Teietsinarèn:tonte

1. Ken’nithoión:ha - He is a young man 2. Onkwehón:we nihaia’tò:ten - He is a Native person 3. Iá:ken - It is said 4. Raonweskwaníhahkwe -...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College The Functions of The Council 7th WAMPUM The...

 

Aronhí:io Wahatkwé:ni Ohwistanó:ron

1. Onkonkwè:ta - Our person 2. Anthony Brant ronwá:ia'ts - Anthony Brant is his name 3. Aronhí:io ronwá:ia'ts ne Onkwehonwehnéha - Aronhí:io is...

 

The Establishment Of The Kaianerekowa (Great law)

The Peacemaker asked the Mohawk Chiefs to call a council. Messengers were sent out among the Mohawk people and the meeting began with the Peacemaker stating, “I, with agreement from Hiawatha, wish...

 

Hiawatha Meets The Peacemaker

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from Vol. 37 # 16 (April 25, 2019 edition) As the Peacemaker addressed Hiawatha, he...

 

Ronatohétston Raotiia'takehnháhtshera

1. Soséhne niwenhniserò:ten - Wednesday day of the week 2. Onerahtókha niwenhnitò:ten - The month of April 3. Tsiá:ta iawén:re shiská:rahkwe -...

 

The Story of John Saiowisakeron Fire

Before there was an elected system of governance in Akwesasne, the community was governed by Community Life Chiefs. These Life Chiefs were known as the Rotinonkwiseres, which means “They Have Long...

 

Wa'onkhina'tón:hahse Tsi Ní:ioht Tsi Ratirontahrá:raks

1. Onkwanèn:ra - Our group 2. Tékeni iawén:re niiakiónhne - 12 of us 3. Tsionkwanatí:io - Tsionkwanatí:io Heritage Site 4. Tekahson'karó:rons...

 

Hiawatha Meets The Peacemaker

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College Hiawatha had lost his family of seven daughters. It was truly a great loss, and he was very...

 

Words of Condolence

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College The seventh morning, he continued his journey and turned south again. Late that evening, he came...

 

Kakwitè:ne Wao'shèn:ni Ne Akohserà:ke

1. Wahón:nise tsi náhe - Long ago 2. Rokstén:ha átste í:re - This elderly man is roaming around outside 3. Rononhkwísere’s - His hair was...

 

The Story of Lacrosse

Story courtesy of Emily Tarbell As we start a new lacrosse season, we print this story as a reminder to the players, coaches and fans. Our Grandfathers told us many stories that would relate to...

 

Bubbles Okwirá:ke Wa'karáthen

1. Akitshé:nen - My pet 2. Takò:s - Cat 3. Kaià:tare - It is in the picture 4. Bubbles konwá:ia'ts - Bubbles is its name 5. Ata'kenróhkwa tánon...

 

Hiawatha and Atotarhoh

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week His grief was so deep that he resolved to leave the Onondaga Nation...

 

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