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Iakhihsohtha Hosts Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Akwesasne Winter Carnival

 

Back row: Sub-Chief Eric Thompson, Kanienkehaka Ratirennahawi members, Sahtekaientes, Kahsenniiostha Jacobs and Kahahseri:ne Brenna Burns-Barnes. Front row L-R: The five Queens Laura Cree representing the Wolf Clan, Esther Burhnam - Bear Clan, Viola Marshall - Eel Clan, Mary Herne - Snipe Clan and Lilly Benedict - Turtle Clan.

On Thursday, Iakhihsohtha was honored to host the Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Akwesasne Winter Carnival. Ceremonies were kicked off with the crowning of five queens, one from each clan. Tribal Sub-Chief Eric Thompson shared the meaning and his...



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