tag: mohawk

Elizabeth Hoover
A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
Richard Oakes
Richard Thasriwasatse Oakes changed our culture, our politics, our economies.
John Fadden Kahionhes
John Fadden Kahionhes was a legend in the most profound sense of the word.
Pope Francis
No Native entity knows the answers and to truly heal we need our children returned to our homes.
Pope Francis
One of the intents of the Canadian and U.S. governments in creating the boarding-residential schools was to alienate indigenous people from their ancestral lands.
Woodland Cultural Centre / Mohawk Institute Residential School
Nothing will be done for us without us. No one may speak on our behalf without our express approval.
Haudenosaunee Nationals
The Haudenosaunee Nationals women’s team is on a winning streak at the World Lacrosse games.
Shut Down DAPL
We can see that the Americans are engaged in vicious cycles of self destruction.
Mohawk Ironworkers
The story of Mohawk ironworkers building the skyline of New York is legendary.
StrongHearts Native Helpline
A prominent photographer who built a sizable following online with posts featuring Native women and girls is stepping out of the spotlight after survivors came forward with accounts of trauma.
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.
Corinne Perera
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
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.
Reservation Dogs
Reservation Dogs is a half-hour comedy that follows four Native teenagers in Oklahoma whose dream is to get to California.
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.
Mary Two-Axe Earley
Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for the equal treatment of Native women in Canada, is the Google Doodle for June 28, 2021.
Mohawk Institute Residential School
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
ginaadams
Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.
pleiades
Watch the stars and your direction home will be revealed.
akwesasnesingers
We must have the women take charge in Mohawk society.