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  • John Lennon in Mohawk3

    SIX NATIONS – Although John Lennon and Paul McCartley are certainly not Mohawk, there is someone who believes Lennon just may have been.

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  • Leith Mahkewa0

    Artist Profile Leith Mahkewa Kaneratonta: Kahnawake, QC “I didn’t even think I would get in!” exclaimed Mahkewa. The artist submitted an application to show her skills at the 2013 Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market in Arizona. The festival brings over 700 top quality Ind igenous artists from all nations together with over 20,000

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  • Black Ash Basket workshop at Woodland Cultural Centre a success0

    The Woodland Cultural Centre had its first Basket making workshop this past weekend. Nearly 15 participants went through the two day workshop with Tyendinaga basket weaver Carol Anne Maracle. Each person completed a corn wash basket made with Black Ash strips. These baskets were traditionally used for rinsing the hardwood ash from white corn in

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  • Harvest Festival and Pow Wow bring thousands to Archeological Site0

    The Museum of Ontario Archaeology hosted its 5th Annual Harvest Festival and Pow Wow over this past weekend at Attawandaron Park in London. Enjoying perfect weather conditions, the two day festival brought over 2500 drummers, dancers and spectators together from all across Ontario to gather and celebrate. The Pow Wow was held at the Lawson

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  • 4th annual Swinefest packs ‘em in0

    Derek Miller’s Swinefest brought Six Nations’ music lovers together again for the fourth year in a row this past weekend. The Juno winner comes home every year at this time to raise money for various community needs. “We’ve raised money for Elders, language, suicide prevention and this year the proceeds are going towards Diabetes awareness,”

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  • Dance documentary captures work of Santee Smith0

    Haudenosaune choreographer Santee Smith wrapped up production on a documentary film of her work “Kaha:wi – The Life Cyle” this month in Toronto. “Kaha:wi was my first attempt at a major choreographic work. My grandmother passed away, and my daughter was born in 1998.” says Smith. “It was really a key moment in my life.

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