Try to imagine if the peace treaties which were signed at the end of the Second World War as a settlement between warring nations, were one day considered obsolete merely because they’re old. It’s unimaginable that any government would turn its back on a signed covenant on those terms. But that seems to be preciselyREAD MORE
The Two Row Wampum as I understand it describes the movement over time of two vessels, a ship and a canoe, travelling in parallel down the river of life. The ship represents the settler societies of Turtle Island, such as Canada and the US, and the canoe represents the Onkwehon:we people.READ MORE
I’ve been struggling over this term “ally” for a long time now. Many “light skinned” people have approached me, wondering how to improve relations with me, and my Nation, and other Onkwehon:we nations.READ MORE
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On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, publisher Jonathan Garlow talks about a new newspaper and website inspired by a new moment of indigenous resurgence in Canada and around the globe.
An agreement between the Mohawk Workers and Guswenta Holdings Incorporated (a Canadian Holdings Company) has the Kanienke:haka and the Haudenosaunee community-at-large conflicted with the recent signing of that agreement.
The two row wampum can be used as a mechanism that will break down the logic, the positions and identities of our “subject” in the paramount question, “who is who?”, and “where they are coming from?” Once we know who is who, and where each stand, the law of each and the conflicts that exist may become clear.
Before the who, lets define the where, lets “discover” the foundations of the two possibilities, this and that, here and there, our rule of law and their rule of law.READ MORE
What is a land claim and who makes a land claim?
Land claims are a legal declaration of desired control over areas of property including bodies of water.READ MORE