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THE GREAT LAW

Duties Of Faithkeepers 108TH WAMPUM The rites and funerals of each nation shall remain undisturbed and shall continue as before, because they were given by the people of old times as useful and...

 

Kana'kwíhare Ne Katsi'nonwí:io - 3

106. Kaié:ri niiohwistá:'e iotohétston nénkie - At 4 pm 107. Wa'tkiatera'ne ne o'notsta'kó:wa - It met an elephant 108. "Hé: í:se" wa'kèn:ron...

 

Kana'kwíhare Ne Katsi'nonwí:io -2

50. Kióhton niiohwistá:’e ohrhon’kè:ne - At 9 am 51. Wa’tkiatera’ne nekanatakón:ha - It met a sparrow 52. “Hé: í:se” wa’kèn:ron...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College Address for Funeral of an Infant or Young Woman 104TH WAMPUM You were a tender baby and gladdened...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College ADDRESS FOR FUNERAL OF A YOUNG MAN 102ND WAMPUM In the beginning of your life, you are taken away....

 

Kana'kwíhare Ne Katsi'nonwí:io - 1

1. Ahsonthèn:ne nikahá:wi - It was night 2. Tánon ókia’ke ne tewatshirókwas wa’tkontinonniáhkwe - And some fireflies danced 3....

 

THE GREAT LAW

THE PEOPLE 96TH WAMPUM Whenever a very important matter or an emergency is presented to the Council of the League and the matter affects the entire Ho...

 

Wentón:nis Ne Tewatsirókwas

1. Tsi ia'tewatshéntho - At sunset 2. Ken'niiaká:'a tewatshirókwas - A small firefly 3. Wa'akennákerate - It was born 4. Wa'tewatenerahontshá:kwa...

 

THE GREAT LAW

Continued from last issue WHEN HOSTILE INDIANS THREATEN THE GREAT PEACE LAW 91ST WAMPUM When the Council of the League wished the establishment of the Kaianerekowa (Great Law) between people of an out...

 

THE GREAT LAW

...continued from last issue ADOPTION LAWS 80TH WAMPUM The father of a child of great beauty, learning ability or specially loved because of some circumstances at the will of the child’s clan, can...

 

Katsi'nonwí:io / Iako'nowakéhte

1. Katsi'nonwí:io - Ladybug (literally: it is a good bug) 2. Iako'nowakéhte - Ladybug (literally she carries her shell on her back) 3. Tsiá:ta...

 

THE GREAT LAW

…continued from last week 71ST WAMPUM A bunch of wampum with a span of three hands long, the upper half white and the lower half black symbolizes that the men have formed themselves into one head, o...

 

Watonkária'ks Ne Ohwhará:ne

1. Ken'nika'nhonsá:'a - A small egg 2. Onerahtà:ke tká:ien - It is lying on a leaf 3. Tekiohsontá:kara'as - It is a dark night 4....

 

THE GREAT LAW

…continued from last week 62ND WAMPUM If an entire family holding the title of Sachem should become extinct the Sachems of the Hotinonshonni will take the title and give it to a sister clan and...

 

The Names of the Parts of the Body of Insects

1. 6 na'tekahsí:nonte ne kaia'tà:ke - It has 6 legs attached on its body 2. 3 na'tekaià:kon ne kaia'tà:ke - It has 3 body parts on its body 3....

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week ADDRESS FOR FUNERAL OF A WARRIOR 50TH WAMPUM We are of one mind as you...

 

Tsi Nahò:ten Konwatiiá'tstshon Ne Na'tekatsi'nón:wake

1. Tsiki'nhontstókhi - Ant 2. Kontihneko'tsí:reks - Aphids 3. Otsi'nahkontahkwá:ne - Bee 4. O'nó:wa - Beetle 5. Otsi'nón:wa - Bug (insect) 6....

 

THE GREAT LAW

Reprinted with permission from Traditional Teachings by the Native North American Travelling College …continued from last week 47TH WAMPUM There will be one Clan Warrior in each of the Five...

 

Wahontatewenní:io'ne Awenhnísera

1. Wentanorón:ne - It was a holiday 2. Ohiarihkó:wa - July 3. Kaié:ri shiská:rahkwe - 4th was the date 4. Rontenhnikonhroria'táhkhwa - They...

 

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....

 

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