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Filed Under: Canada | Law | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Victory with Mohawk land claim in Canada (06/08)
I recall my uncle, the late Angus George-Sohahiio, talking about the lost area of Dundee and how he believed the Mohawk people had that area of Akwesasne stolen from them.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer: Perspective on Mohawk marriage law (06/03)
Years of multi-generational traumas caused by oppression, racism, attempted assimilation, residential schools, Oka Crisis have made it difficult for many in the community to trust non-natives.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Kahnawake First Nation sued over mixed-race marriage policy (05/04)
Any Mohawk who marries or lives with a non-Native is required to move off the reserve.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Charles Kader: Mohawk people living through a new border war (04/14)
To date, there has never been a framework to enjoin Mohawks directly to play a part in the security of the region.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (03/17)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Al Jazeera: Mohawk people spend lives on both sides of border (01/12)
Miss the roadside signs welcoming you to Akwesasne and it can be hard to know you've arrived - possibly in another country.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Mohawk First Nation bars mixed-race couples on land (11/06)
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is facing a challenge to a law that requires Mohawk women whose partners are non-Native to leave the reserve.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Suspended Native lawmaker Patrick Brazeau arrested yet again (04/11)
Suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau is in legal trouble again.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Kenneth Deer: Mohawk sovereignty versus Quebec separation (04/04)
Kenneth Deer discusses the dilemma Mohawk people face in an upcoming election that could lead to Quebec leaving Canada.

Filed Under: Canada
Suspended Native lawmaker in Canada indicted for expenses (02/04)
Suspended Sen. Patrick Brazeau was indicted today in connection with his expenses as a government official.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: The vibrations of the deer antlers (01/10)
When Sonkwiateson walked upon the earth he found there was a need to create animated life.

Filed Under: Canada | Politics
Suspended Native lawmaker finds new gig as freelance reporter (12/02)
A Native lawmaker who has been suspended has landed a new job.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk communities face the storm (11/08)
When Sonkwiateson walked upon the earth he found there was a need to create animated life.

Filed Under: Canada
Two women found in Quebec after going missing from reserve (10/24)
Two Native women who went missing from the Kitigan Zibi First Nation in Quebec have been found.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk warriors helped save Canada (10/22)
In the fall of 1813 the Mohawks of Akwesasne were once again at the perilous position.

Filed Under: Canada | Politics
Police make no arrests at home of Native politician in Canada (10/03)
Authorities in Quebec said no arrests were made at the home of a Native lawmaker who has been in legal trouble lately.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Fewer Mohawks remain in ironworking industry in New York (08/26)
Fewer than 100 Mohawks from Canada remain in the ironworking industry in New York City.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Timmy Norton: I am not a Canadian, I am Kahnawakeronon (07/23)
Writer Timmy Norton explains why he is Mohawk and will always be Mohawk.

Filed Under: Canada
Native politician awaits trial for domestic violence incident (06/11)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, faces a trial later this year for a domestic violence incident. Brazeau, who is Algonquin, was charged with assault and sexual assault charges...

Filed Under: Canada
Controversial Native lawmaker on forced leave after arrest (02/12)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, was put on forced leave from Canada's Senate after being arrested on domestic violence charges. Brazeau is not allowed inside the Senate's chambers....

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