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The Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794

Continued from last week. The Third day of the Council, November 4, 1794, Red Jacket continued: Brother - We the Sachems of the Six Nations will now tell you our minds, the business of this treaty is...

 

Enhonwatiia'tarónnion Ne Satshenen'okón:'a

1. Ne Ahkwesáhshne Katshé:nen Aotikióhkwa The Akwesasne Animal Society 2. Nè:'e ne ó:ia enhshonterihwahténkia'te enhonwatiia'tarónnion ne...

 

The Treaty Of Canandaigua, 1794

Continued from last week (United States Library of Congress, Indian Affairs Papers) On September 27, 1794, Pickering wrote: Two runners arrived the day before from Buffalo Creek with a message urging...

 

Tsi Nikahá:wi Tetewatenonhwará:tons Karihwanóntha tánon Tekarihwa'serákwas

1. Satateweiennentà:'on kénh ne tsi nikahá:wi tetewatenonhwará:tons? Are you ready for Thanksgiving? 2. Hén, wakatateweiennentà:'on Yes, I am...

 

The Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794

Continued from last week The actions of New York State, which continued to obtain Haudenosaunee lands through fraud and trickery, combined with the treaties forced on the confederate nations by the Un...

 

Tenkonwanáwe'ehste Ne Katshenen'okòn:'a

1. Iakorióhtha kahnhratarí:nes aó:wen tenkonwanáwe'ehste ne katshenen'okòn:'a She will give rabies vaccinations to pets 2. Katshé:nen...

 

The Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794

Continued from last week A significant part of the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee and Indians of the United States is the treaty. In last few week’s cultural corner you learned just what i...

 

Enkién:tho ne Iokháhon

1. Kiénthos ne iokháhon I am planting garlic 2. Iokhahon'kó:wa A big garlic 3. Kara'kenhtsheróhskon niwahsokò:ten It is all white 4. Karà:ken...

 

What is a "Treaty"?

Continued from last week A report of the Lords of Trade was read in Council at the Court of St. James, November 23, 1761. It states: That it is as unnecessary as it would be tedious to enter into a...

 

Wahihsá:rine ne Akitshénen È:rhar

1. Wahihsá:rine ne akitshé:nen è:rhar I walked him, my pet dog 2. Wakhsá:rine ne akitshé:nen è:rhar I walked it (female), my pet dog 3. Ne...

 

Legend of the Three Sisters

Once upon a time very long ago, there were three sisters who lived together in a field. These sisters were quite different from one another in their size and also in their way of dressing. One of the...

 

Tsi Niiontkonwarò:roks Nikahá:wi Karihwanóntha tánon Tekarihwa'serákwen

1. Wa'satenonhsahserón:ni kénh tsi niiontkonwarò:roks nikahá:wi? Did you decorate your house for Halloween? 2. Hén, wa'katenonhsahserón:ni tsi n...

 

What is a "Treaty"?

Continued from last week… The 1701 Treaty Conference Lieutenant Governor John Nanfan had succeeded the Earl of Bellomont as the Governor of New York. In early July 1701, “all the Sachims of the...

 

Wa'katateweiennén:ta'ne Tsi Niiontkonwarò:roks Nikahá:wi

1. Wa'katenonhsahserón:ni I decorated my house 2. Tsi niiontkonwarò:roks nikahá:wi At Halloween time (when she covers her face) 3. Kanenna'kè:ne...

 

What is a "Treaty"?

The English word “treaty” has its ancestry in a French word meaning, “to bargain”, there is no Mohawk equivalent words implying agreement are used as translations. In Canadian law, it is...

 

Ska'niónhsa Iató:rats

1. Tehniiáhsen tehnón:kwe tehnonkwehón:we 2 Native men 2. Iató:rats 2 are hunting 3. Iatakièn:'a A father and his son 4. Kanenna'kè:ne...

 

The Dish With One Spoon

Continued from last week 4 Strings Wampum (Simcoe Papers II, 131) By the 1840’s, other indigenous nations were also using the Dish With One Spoon as a means of resolving their land issues. In...

 

Wa'akwahianiiontá:ko Ne Sewahió:wane

1. Kí:ken onkiahia'kserò:kten This past weekend 2. Wa'akwahianiiontá:ko ne sewahió:wane We picked apples 3. Wakahiakhónhne I picked fruit and...

 

The Dish with one Spoon

Continued from last week (William Johnson Papers, II,705) After the defeat of the French in 1760,the British soon found themselves looked upon as possible arbitrators in hunting territory disputes...

 

Wa'akwanénhstako

1. Wísk niwáhsen niháti ronteweiénstha ne Ahkwesáhshne Rontatewenní:io Tsi Ionteweienstáhkhwa 50 Akwesasne Freedom school students 2. Oié:ri...

 

The Dish With One Size

The Dish with One Spoon wampum belt, with the round purple area in the center symbolizing the dish. It was kept at the Six Nations Grand River Territory by Skanawati (John Buck) until his death. In...

 

Tsi Ionteweienhstáhkhwa Tsi Ní:ioht Tsi Enhsherihónnien

1. Tsi Ní:ioht Tsi Enhsherihónnien Aohiatónhsera Lesson plan (A paper on how you will teach) 2. Tó: tsi kahiá:ton Grade level 3. Tsi nahò:ten...

 

Grand Council of the Haudenosaunee

Grand Council Meetings of the Iroquois Confederacy are held for serious matters, which affect all of the member nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga,...

 

Tsi Ionteweienhstáhkhwa Tsi Nahò:ten Ronteweiénstha

1. Tsi ionteweienstáhkhwa tsi nahò:ten ronteweiénstha School subjects 2. Ionhsetáhkhwa Math 3. Tsi ionhnwentsió:te Science 4. Tsi...

 

The Founding of the Kahniakehaka (Mohawk) Nation Council

This article was provided using the knowledge of Chief John Arthur Gibson in Concerning the League: The Iroquois League Tradition as dictated in Onondaga. Interpreted by the Mohawk Nation Council in...

 

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