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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....

Filed Under: Canada
Controversial Native politician arrested in domestic incident (02/08)
Patrick Brazeau, a Native politician from Quebec, appeared in court today on assault and sexual assault charges. Brazeau spent Thursday night in jail after he was arrested at his...

Filed Under: Canada | National
Blog: Generations of Mohawks built skyscrapers in New York (09/11)
"High atop a New York University building one bright September day, Mohawk ironworkers were just setting some steel when the head of the crew heard a big rumble to the...

Filed Under: Canada | National
Time: Mohawk ironworkers rebuild iconic skyline of New York (09/11)
"For more than a century, ironworkers descended from the Mohawk Indians of Quebec have helped create New York City’s iconic skyline, guiding ribbons of metal into the steel skeletons...

Filed Under: Canada | National
Mohawk ironworker makes history at tallest building in NYC (05/02)
Steve Cross, a member of the Kahnawake First Nation in Quebec, made history on Monday as he carried out a long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers in New York City. Cross,...

Filed Under: Canada | National
WNYC: Fewer Mohawks are joining the ironworking industry ( (04/06)
"Since the 1900s, the country's most iconic bridges and skyscrapers have been put up by men who risked life and limb to connect steel beams hundreds of feet in the...

Filed Under: Canada | National
WNYC: Mohawk ironworkers maintain tradition in New York (03/20)
"Balancing 27 stories above midtown Manhattan on a recent afternoon, iron worker Kaniehtakeron ‘Geggs’ Martin straddled an I-beam on top of a rising skyscraper on 55th Street and grabbed a...

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