tag: doug george-kanentiio

Shut Down DAPL
We can see that the Americans are engaged in vicious cycles of self destruction.
Pope Francis
Tens of thousands of Native children suffered abuse at residential schools run by the Catholic Church, all with the compliance of the Canadian government.
Sugar Maple and Yellow Birch
The Maple Tree (Wahta in Mohawk) is recognized by the Iroquois people as the representative of all trees.
Joanne Shenandoah
She had a bright voice like liquid gold, a luminous heart and a magnetic smile. Joanne Shenandoah-Tekaliwakwa was a multi-talented musician, humanitarian and matriarch.
Joanne Shenandoah
As soon as Jo entered the room, I knew with certainty we would marry, but she did not.
Doug George-Kanentiio
True peace will come about when Native residential school children, now buried, arise and are returned to the embrace of their ancestors in their home territories.
Orange Shirt Day
People ask why the residential-boarding school survivors, their respective families and supporters wear orange.
Joe Commanda
Almost 2,000 Native children have been found on the grounds of former residential schools and thousands more have yet to be located.
Woodland Cultural Centre / Mohawk Institute Residential School
The Akwesasne community demonstrated in the most powerful way its desire to address the terrible effects residential schools have had on the people.
Mohawk Institute Residential School
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
gaza
Palestinian people are native and have a right to live freely upon their ancestral lands.
Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
debhaaland
Given Deb Haaland’s ethics, her passion and her record of advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples a great new era in our history is about to begin.
uscapitol
The Joe Biden presidential inauguration was a glaring reminder for indigenous people that we remain mostly obscure.
pleiades
Watch the stars and your direction home will be revealed.
akwesasnesingers
We must have the women take charge in Mohawk society.
joanneshenandoah
Creation myths form the core of a national identity.
supremecourt
The Haudenosaunee find it impossible to join in the national celebration of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s career.