THE FLIGHT OF THE BLACK SERPENT Audio

 

 

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MNN: 20 Jan. 2020. Note. The black serpent is the Corporation. Today one has fled turtle island with the booty so he could not be served with warrants for his criminality. The other rich and famous black serpents are staying behind conducting a ceremony [Inauguration] to divert the attention of the world of their atrocities. These vultures are staying behind to fight over the spoils and ‘clean the bones’.  In the meantime the rest of us are imprisoned in our rooms and can’t have visitors. With Trump’s world collapsing around him, he might find solace, asylum and comfort in Russia. 

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19 Dec. 2011.  Because we aren’t like the colonial invaders, how many thought we were crazy?  They tried to make us imitate and look like them.  We’re not taking it anymore!  Look what’s happening.

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The US and European economies are falling like the WTC.   

European Union EU is a non-military empire, run by the IMF, EU and Central Bank.  Spain, Greece, Portugal and Ireland are staying in the EU prison, to help tear it down from inside. 

The US was never going to be an empire.  Their job was to create wars for the bankers.

Millions of US rulers and their middle class agents are fleeing Great Turtle Island with the cashbox that contains the country’s resources and riches, to deposit into the City of London [central bank].

Political, financial and crime bosses will follow the money.  Those left behind will suffer without leaders to tell them what to do.  They will tear the US apart from within.  

Technology is creating fabricated information leading to decisions full of error.    

Government wages unending war on innocent foreigners and now there’s payback on their own people.  The masses are being threatened with austerity, fuel blockages, riot police, checkpoints, drones, limited mobility, an economic collapse, draconian controls, health emergencies, no political and legal order, starvation and death.Their moral compass is based on property, thrill seeking, addiction and kleptomania.  Their politicians and CEOs steal millions, so they emulate them.  

THE INTRUDERS LEAVE WITH WHAT THEY CAME WITH. NOTHING!

President Obama signed the Defense Authorization Act to bring in martial law.  Any US citizen can be arrested and detained without any criminal charges.  50 FEMA camps are ready to accept prisoners.  Millions of family-size plastic coffins await. 

The ex-pats are moving to Australia, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, South Africa, Spain, Brazil, Czechoslavakia, Thailand, Buenos Aires and Argentina, where English is spoken.  Japan, France, Italy and UK are out.  Too expensive.  

Americans can’t easily learn other languages.  These unilingualists can’t see the perceptions of others.   

Their brain patterns are being technologically altered to numb the creative side.  Their culture short circuits their thinking, causing a bipolar like behavior.  They fantasize and blind themselves to reality. 

OBVIOUSLY WE DIDN’T BUY IT!

The Western mind has been conditioned to be weak, shallow, blood thirsty and guiltless.  They suffer from anxiety and depend on medications.  Pharmaceuticals create diseases and addictive poison cures. 

Their artists are like Indigenous whose intuition and intellect work together to see reality. Many scientists and artists are politically persecuted or murdered.  They could have been the voice of truth. 

Information at the top of the pyramid will always be incomplete.  Voices below are varied, as they should be, with more insights.  The rulers are confused and have lost control of the masses.   

The old Soviet Union locked away its critics.  The United States expels them. Blacklists and restricted employment often work as effectively as the Soviet gulag system. 

We indigenous are staying out of their way but won’t let them trample us. 

We don’t have technology.  Yet our way is infiltrating their system.

In the song, London Bridge, “Take the key and lock them up, lock them up, lock them up.  Take the key and lock them up, my fair lady”.  Remember, nothing artificial can last.  Nature tears down all walls [the water].

Sam Cooke said it well: “A change is gonna come”. Watch his great video.

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PIERRE POILEVRE EXPLAINS HOW RICH GET RICH, POOR GET POOR DURING COVID https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=810012882882619

DAVID ICKE PREDICTED U.S. POLICE STATE 10 YEARS AGO https://banned.video/watch?id=5ff6e13fde2e203348966ba1

HAPPY LABOR DAY

 

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MMN. Sept. 7, 2020. Listen and Read.

TIME TO GO HOME!

 

 

The 1%ers [one per centers] exploit the rules, hoard the gains and rig the game in their favor. They have no obligation to the indigenous people who provide all the land, resources and opportunities. turtle island from ocean to ocean, pole to pole, is corrupted by people who don’t live here. They only want our resources.

The corporate governmental system is monetized! If a biopsy was done on the capitalist system, the results would be: death by short term thinking. The US and Canada are broke as they are based on murder and theft.

The cure is long term thinking as provided by the kaianerekowa, great peace.

The corporate system is rigged. It is run by trained minions; to “corpsulate” regulations or laws.

1%ers tripled their earnings in the last 10 years. Now suicides have increased. One out of 5 children go to bed hungry. The US has the highest infant mortality, the lowest life expectancy. There is no free speech. The labor unions to protect workers is weakened. The banks are the government. They own all the municipalities.  

The brainwashed people rely on the government. The economy, highways, power grid, tax codes, job training, education and health care are created to benefit the 1%.

The power elite minion’s children do not need public health, public schooling; public transport, public welfare. Only the 99% of the people need that.

The baby boomers are the high achievers in the corporate knowledge economy. The corporate lawyers are trained agents that take over companies. Bankers create and fine tune the money system. There are 384 men who control 99.9% of the capital traded in all world markets everyday. [“Giants” by Peter Phillips.] The capitalist bubble is at its bursting point now. It needs to burst because it is toxic and unsustainable. 

The corporate system on turtle island uses fear as their ally, anger as their friend, and lie to the public on a daily basis through their media control. Six companies control 99% of the world’s media. 

The bankers finance the military, the police state, frame the laws and run the elections. 

Cut throat capitalism must keep growing to continue to exist.  Capitalism is the cancer of no competition, which is incurable. 

When things get better, there will be no one to exploit, no system to rig, no game to win. 

The patient is dead. There are no cures for death, no matter how much money you got! 

As Jim Morrison prophesized, “This is the end, my only friend, the end.”

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THE CONSTITUTION OF TURTLE ISLAND [AUDIO]

Constitution Turtle Island 5 – 2020-08-22, 8.47 PM

 

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MNN. Aug. 23, 2020. 

 

K#4. iseh atortarho tanon asenyawenreh sarasetsen ensowakwehnienstakeh tsi non nikatsenhaien tohsa teyotson, tohsa wahkenrayentahn. ken watien tsiowatstakawah  onerahontsa akonhonwtha ayesehwatatonniaten.

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE POLITICAL ORGANIZATION

OF THE FIVE NATIONS 

GREAT LAW WORKSHOP

JAN./FEB. 1992, GRAND RIVER TERRITORY:

READ THE TEXT OF THE REPORT 

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AND LISTEN TO THE TEXT OF THE REPORT 

[At the same time]

DISCUSSION OF THE GREAT LAW 1992

“Still another version of this translation describes the chiefs as derivative of “rotiiones”, or walking the  Good Path”. Both translations indicate a monastic quality to the Rotianer. The Rotianer walks a good path acting as an example to the people of the Higher devotion to Good, and strive for a Devine Perspective in protecting the people from the Evil Forces who think “ie henskeri “wa’tente”, or I will “Frustrate their purpose”. 

The chiefs had skills and talents in the days of war between the Five Nations. Some of the chiefs are described as warlords, others as sorcerers. In the future chiefs would use their psychic or mental powers to protect the people. The chief’s covenant was to brace each other locking arms in a circle around the Great Tree. In the 1870s the chiefs told visiting Native Nations this ‘fence’ was to protect the Tree from any falling foreign object, the Tree being the People. . . . [continue reading the text . . . . file:///Users/kahentinetha/Downloads/Great_Peace_1992%20(1)%20(1).PDF

— Glossary

@645… The Statements by Six Nations Statemen

  1. Introduction
  2. The Historical Position of the Six Nations
  3. Peace, Unity and Thanksgiving 

@943… The Historical Position of the Six Nations by Asa R. Hill, Secretary, Six Nations Council

@1047… The Historical Position of the Six Nations

@1346… The Historical Position of the Six Nations

@1462… April 25, 1991. A Presentation to the Government of Canada by the Mohawks from Grad River Territory on behalf of Richard Maracle

@ 2667… The Development of kai:ianereserakowa. A discussion of the Great Law as a Principle or Divine Ethic 

@2682… The Dark Times

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The Mohawk, Robbie Robertson, and the Red Road Ensemble, sing the “Unity Song” for all of all of Turtle Island: “In circles we gather. Moonlight fires are healing. Taking us back. We just make it go back. Beating hearts, beating hearts, as one. This is Indian country. You’re in Indian Country.”

 

SEE: THE ELDER BROTHER’S WARNING 

WETSUWETEN: ALL WARS ARE BANKER WARS

 

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MNN. 14 Jan. 2020. “Rule of Law” is Admiralty Law, imposed by invasion of Turtle Island. They can kill everybody on behalf of the banks, corporations and money! The pipeline financiers think they can win.

AMERICANS & CANA’JON [THE CANADIAN SQUATTERS] DON’T REALIZE THAT THEY ARE IN THE SAME POSITION AS GERMANY IN 1932 WHERE ONE-THIRD OF THE PEOPLE MURDERED ANOTHER ONE-THIRD OF THE PEOPLE WHILE ANOTHER ONE-THIRD OF THE PEOPLE SAT AND DID NOTHING. 

 

 

From allies/supoporters: “This morning we find ourselves bracing for another paramilitary attack on unarmed People of the Wet’suwet’en Clans, the Unist’ot’en, their Gitxsan neighbours, and allies from other Indigenous Peoples and settlers. 

“John Horgan, the premier of BC who recently made the token gesture of herding passage of a version of UNDRIP through the provincial parliament, is “pulling a white man” and refuses to acknowledge the supremacy of Wet’suwet’en law on lands neither he or Canada has ever made treaty to access. . . .” . .  to show his corporate backers that he would honour their investment over a bunch of stone age indians wearing colourful blankets and feathers getting in the way of “progress”.

“In the next few hours or days, we will see the inevitable breaking of 10,000 year old Wet’suwet’en laws for the expediency of enhancing shareholder value while killing the planet.

Muse say it all in “Uprising”: paranoia is in bloom. the PR transmission will resume. they’ll try to push drugs that keep us all dumb down and hope that we will never see the truth around [so come on]!!!! . . . they will not force us …. they will not degrade us …. they will not control us …. we will be victorious!

THESE ARE COASTAL GASLINK WORKERS BEING ASSEMBLED TO MOVE IN.

https://www.cbc.ca/…/lng-pipeline-horgan-british-columbia-1…

#WetsuwetenStrong

Now all you Canadians . . .  This has everything to do with you. Your Canada Pension money and tax dollars are supporting the breaking of Wet’suwet’en law and the reckless disregard for their Peoples who are now shut off by the starvation ring of the RCMP exclusion zone. This government is committing this crime against humanity on your behalf.

Canada has NEVER secured the right to access this land except at the point of a gun and mass of forces. 

This is what you support with your silence.

 Hiding behind their curtains and telling themselves a crime against humanity was none of their business because the “rule of law” said it was legal.

#WetsuwetenStrong#WhiteFragility#Genocide#CrimesAgainstHumanity

John HorganJustin TrudeauMarc Miller

wisk niwatsen tsata. wisk nikon kayenkwireh iohniron tsi skatneh tekaneren ne kenton tsi rahisaststeh ne wisk nihononwentsakeh tsi yatehonatieston, enskka wahonton, skanentsista, skayeronta tahnon skanikonra. skatne tsi enhotihyoten, enhatiyanerensehronni tanon skatneh enhatisenhayenstakeh ne  akotsennonnia ne tahatikons-tontie.

rotiynerson sjkatneh tenhontonteh enkneh sakaksa ne yori tsaniton ohtason. tsinikariwest tehonatskahon iatahonsteh nahoten ioio tihye, oen kineheh iatatahontatreneh tanon ahontenekwensariron. akwekon tsinahoton enhotenienten ne tosa ahontenekwensariron. 

ALERT! READ UNITOTEN TODAY:

Links

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-coastal-gaslink-pipeline-will-be-built-bc-premier-john-horgan/?fbclid=IwAR3bU0xPEE4lfb8Q9miOXZKSKGwy1-6hrHvoWIHMxW3j4AdKmBH2X3W7hvA

https://ricochet.media/en/2474/rcmp-violate-press-freedom-by-barring-journalists-from-first-nations-territory?fbclid=IwAR3AZ4fl575glDtMBmoDxM2yxZ_hABjAxCiN5FKaLIN4v2MoZi_egvdeUM

CONTACTS: Media Coordinator, Jennifer Wickham, Gidimt’en Clan: yintahaccess@gmail.com (778) 210 – 0067. Professor Margot Young, Allard School of Law, UBC . Myoung@law.ubc.ca . (778) 926-6990#WETSUWETENSTRONG

 

“O CANA’JON” THE REVISED ANTHEM

 

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MNN. Dec. 12, 2019. cana’jon is the root for Canada, Canadian, Canadien in  kanionkehaka [Mohawk] which means “squatter”. . See the explanation @ https://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2019/11/18/guess-what-canadians-are-ga-na-jon/

The squatters sing it and mark everything they stole with the word “Canada”, which means nothing is theirs.  ‘Canada’ always conceded that they are ‘squatters’. They named themselves and everything “canada”, “canadians” or “canadien”. The corporation of the government of Canada [the squatters], the Montreal Canadians [squatters] hockey team, and millions of other things. They in effect admit they own nothing on onowarekeh [the Western Hemisphere]. Everything belongs to the onkwehonweh [the true original people placed here by creation]. 

LET’S SING ‘O CANA’JON’. 

 

 

TRUTHFUL WORDS: “o cana’jon, you squat on native land. with greedy minds you do the banks command. you pay them tax and shop around on onowarekeh. on turtle island the land of our birth. no more TRAPS TRICKS OR GENOCIDE. the great peace is the only way. o cana’jon you must fix mother earth. o cana’jon you must fix mother earth.”

THE CROWD WENT WILD THE FIRST TIME THEY HEARD “O CANA’JON”

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/racist-comments-pal-flight-1.5390513?cmp=rss

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/corporate/reports-publications/departmental-results-2017-18-index/supporting-documents-index/canadas-reserve-force.html

CANAJON DEATH CULT

 

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MNN. Nov. 24, 2019. The pre-planned canajon death cult was implemented by the squatters instructed by the bankers from the moment they invaded onowarekeh, turtle island. [canajon is “Canadians” and means “squatters” in Mohawk.] [wahatinatsoten, they imbedded themselves in our land.]

“WHICH MEANS I CAN’T TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT THE GENOCIDE OR WE ARE FINISHED.”

The houses are being smashed or falling. The consciousness of the earth is gradually manifesting itself. The squatters are doing the banker’s bidding, not knowing they are owned by the same bankers. 

enkiyaseteh, [genocide] we are kept out of sight, healing in the hills. In the near future, if they don’t steal, the squatters will have nothing to eat and no refuge. 

Children who question their indoctrination are being labelled as “misfits” and misdiagnosed by physicians to place them on psychotropic drugs. Bankers are terrified of any phenomena they can’t control. Banking law [Admiralty law] is artificial. Natural law is permanent. Creation, and our mother see the devastation. A bright light will soon come. asontewekowa, our spirits move about turtle island.  

The want us dead! But we are very much alive. We are part of the natural world designed by creation and placed on mother earth. When we listen we can hear nature. They can’t. The messages come to us from karennah, the tone from mother earth. 

The bankers are now living a bad dream. They are uneasy. Creation is going to fix everything the way it’s suppose to be. They know it. Fires are starting. Water is rumbling.  Strong winds are turning things upside down. It is because waonkinatakari, they attacked us and our villages like rabid dogs. sasewatenti, We tell them to go home! 

Bankers have “blind hate” of our simple warmth and humanness. They sense turtle island is haunted. It is! By our spirits that roam turtle island! Bankers tell themselves they have all the keys for all the barriers they have set up, buildings, bridges, cities, walls, economy, politics, finances, media, classes of people and so on. Some know there is something beyond what they see and they are concerned. 

THE SQUATTER’S FEAR LEADS TO ANGER AT EVERYTHING. IS NATURE GOING TO EAT THEM UP? WHERE WILL THEY RUN TO ESCAPE? 

They will not defeat creation. They argue, accuse, arrest, jail and attack. They call the natural world “paranormal”.  

We represent connection to creation they cannot see or experience or have any love for. Now nature and earth are screaming for them to return to where they come from, to disappear so we will never see them again. Some old people and young children hear the vibrations of creation. 

To save themselves there is a flurry of infrastructure repairs for themselves. But they are band aids. Through fear, there have created a rise in terrorism, taxes, drug use, looting, suicides, killings, false flags and false hope. Everybody is suffering from “brokeitis” because they can’t live without their crutches and infrastructure. Evil is their crutch. 

YES, CREATION IS MANIFESTING ITSELF. THE ONKWEHONWEH ARE THE KEY TO UNLOCKING & CHASING AWAY THE BANKERS. 

“Wooden Indians” are coming to life. The bankers created an image they want us to live. Now it’s changing. We are who we really are.  

We are seeing them as the murderous stupid people they really are who let banks, politicians and corporate entities control them because they get a minor benefit from their crimes against us and onowarekeh. 

To them everything has a dollar value, land, nature, original people, water, anything beautiful and the natural order. Their genocide schemes continue. Their crimes made it possible for the squatters to have a house, job, life, to send their children to schools and “pseudo freedom”, as they live in a quasi police state run through fear. 

The bankers real fear is that the squatters will learn they have been lied to all this time and their heads are going to be chopped off like the French Revolution.  They want turtle island to be depopulated of people and revitalized for the
UN “New World Order”. When they have no more customers for their stolen booty, they will have no need to be here.  

The squatters think their god will lead them to safety, but the real god of the bankers is money. 

Their own mother is screaming for them to return home.

THEY HAVE LOST ALL CONTACT WITH THEIR MOTHER, LEAVING THEM A HOMELESS POPULATION.

 When the settlers wonder where they should go next, they should listen to Credence Clearwater: “Whoa. Thought it was a nightmare. Lord, it’s all so true. They told me, “don’t go walking slow’ cause the devil’s on the loose. You better run through the jungle. You better run through the jungle. You better run through the jungle. And don’t look back. Thought I heard a rumbling calling to my name. 200 million guns are loaded. Satan cries, “Take aim”, Better run through the jungle …”

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https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2019/11/when-warriors-were-warriors-robert-free.html

 

GUESS WHAT! CANADIANS ARE “GA NA JON”

 

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MNN. OCT. 18, 2019. Have we got an international revelation for you about Canada! Finally the invaders will learn where the words “Canadian” and “Canadien” come from.

Some historic background first. Each of our communities had three or more settlements. We would move to another location so our land could rebirth to its natural condition. Eventually we would return to the original village.

wahatinatsoton. To rebuild our community, we bend the poles and bind them to make beams to hold up our roofs. wasenatsoton. kanata comes from kanatsoteh which means it is ‘imbedded’ in our land. We connected the side poles to the others and used cross members so they would stand firmly. Then the outer skin was put on.

wahetiskwaron. The invaders were called kanakonronen. Without permission they ‘imbedded’ themselves in our homeland. They did not intend to leave. They put the poles deep into the native ground. We called them ”kanatien” [pronounced ga na jon] the “squatters”. Now they call themselves Canadian and Canadien, from “canatienton”.

When the invaders say, “I am Canadian” or Canadien”, they are saying “I am a squatter on kanastoteh”. Be careful of the words you use. Know where they come from and what they means. Canadians have a problem defining who they are.  And now we’re telling them. They’ve been using the word long enough. It is time we told them what it means. 

Natives should be excused from singing “O Canada”. Here’s a suggested replacement that everybody knows! Hockey is a rotinoshonni [Iroquois] game. It comes from the Mohawk expression, “ahkee”. Stompin’ Tom Connors sings: “Hello, out there, we’re on the air, it’s hockey night tonight. Tension grows, the whistle blows, and the puck drops down the ice. The goalie jumps, the players bump, and the fans all go insane. Someone roars “Bobby scores!”, at the good old hockey game. Oh, the good old hockey game is the best game you can name. And the best game you can name is the good old hockey game.”

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WAR PHOTOS OKA 1990

 

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MNN. Nov. 10, 2019. Our men and women are the true warriors. We defend the onkwehonweh and the homeland according to the great peace. The attack of unarmed men, women and children kanionkehaka [Mohawks} was in the early hours of July 11, 1990 in the pines of kanehsatake. It was one of many ongoing military attacks on Indigenous people for our land and resources and to continue the genocide: 

WARRIOR HAILS VICTORY. THE BEGINNING OF THE END. Canada pays and trains paid professional killers to do the dirty work of the corporations throughout the world. 

PEOPLE FOUGHT THE ENEMY TO UPHOLD THE GREAT PEACE [SEPT. 18, 1990].: 

NO FEAR! NO FEAR!

DANNY IN DEFENCE OF OUR HERITAGE ON THE ISLAND:

EVERYBODY’S NIGHTMARE. ENEMIES ATTACKING TWO DEFENCELESS CHILDREN!

 

LISTEN TO THE TRIBUTE TO ALL INDIGENOUS TRUE HEREOS WORLDWIDE:

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MOHAWK WARRIORS ELITE: EGYPT TO WW1

 

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MNN. 8 Nov. 2019. In 1884 the British soldiers lead by British General Gordon were trapped in Khartoum in Egypt. They needed supplies, food and ammunition.

No one could get through the treacherous rapids on the Nile known as the “Cataracts”. Only the kanionkehaka [Mohawks] of Kahnawake were known for their skill in shooting such dangerous rapids. They lived by the Lachine Rapids, the strongest in the world. They expertly took huge cargoes in long canoes over some of the world’s most treacherous rapids. 59 Mohawks volunteered for this dangerous mission in Egypt. 16 were lost. They took their long canoes to shoot the rapids on the Nile. They got to Khartoum. Everybody there had been slaughtered.

MOHAWKS EXPERTLY TRAVERSE THE DEADLY FAST WATER AND ROCKS. 

GUEST STORY: “Mighty Indigenous Warriors: From Egypt to the First World War

On the left of the graphic, Tatânga Mânî [Chief Walking Buffalo] [George McLean] in traditional regalia on horse. In the middle, Iggi and girl engaging in a “kunik”, a traditional greeting in Inuit culture. On the right, Maxime Marion, a Métis guide stands holding a rifle. In the background, there is a map of Upper and Lower Canada, and text from the Red River Settlement collection.

By Elizabeth Kawenaa Montour and Sara Chatfield

When First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation were recruited in 1914 to fight in the First World War, enlistees were not aware of the new reality of 20th-century warfare. As a prelude to the First World War, in 1884, approximately 56 Kanienkenha:ka (Mohawk), 30 Ojibway and 19 Métis men were recruited for Britain’s six-month Nile expedition in Egypt totalling 400 men. The men were chosen for their strength, endurance, and skill in handling boats and rafts—qualities that were needed to navigate up the numerous cataracts and rapids of the Nile River.

They did not see active battle, as they arrived two days after the city of Khartoum, Sudan had fallen, and British Major Charles G. Gordon had been killed. The expedition returned with the loss of 16 men and stories of what they had seen. Along their journey on the Nile, they saw monolithic temples and statues carved out of hillsides at Abu Simbel, the Sphinx of Giza, the pyramids, exotic markets and Egyptian life in Cairo.

A black-and-white photograph of a large group of men standing in front of the Parliament buildings.

Canadian voyageurs in front of the Parliament Buildings, a detail from the “Canadian Nile Contingent,” 1884. (c002877)

Three decades later, their next involvement in an overseas military expedition was with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces (CEF) in the First World War. It was an opportunity for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation soldiers to see the world, and to prove their courage and combat skills. Soldiers were facing a major change in combat style and warfare. The new reality of war involved the use of chemical warfare, machine guns, fighter aircraft, armoured vehicles, and trench warfare.

Our latest Co-lab challenge, Correspondence regarding First Nations veterans returning after the First World War, illustrates some Indigenous peoples’ experiences during the war, touches upon how their communities coped during their absence, and gives information about their lives after they returned home. These documents provide us with information that the Personnel Records of the First World War may not. They offer information such as what the solider planned to do after the war, if he owned land or farm animals, or if he was suited to farming. There is also information about whether the soldier suffered any lingering disabilities, who they lived with, and if they had any dependants.

Created by the former Department of Indian Affairs, these records are unique in that an overseeing federal “Indian Agent” included personal information and comments on the returning First Nations soldiers. In contrast, this was not the case for non-Indigenous soldiers, as no similar sets of records exist for the rest of the CEF.

A page from the “Indian Agent’s Office,” Chippewa Hill, Saugeen Agency, February 14, 1919.

Document from RG10 Vol 6771 file 452-30 sent to Duncan Campbell Scott from T.A. Stout on February 14, 1919, providing information about John Besito. (Image found on Canadiana)

This personal information became part of the federal government files in Ottawa. The records are also unique in that the “Indian Agents” delved into the soldier’s post-service life. The information that was collected included gratuitous private information and personal judgements about the veterans and the civilian lives they returned to. For example, the “Indian Agent’s Office” notes dated February 1919 for Private John Besito from Saugeen Agency, Ontario, state, “He has a location of fifty acres in the Reserve. He has a house and some improvements on his location.”

As well as administrative information, such as CEF regimental numbers and membership in First Nation agencies and bands, these records also give us genealogical information. For example, the names of three deceased soldiers are listed in a letter to the Department of Indian Affairs dated February 12, 1919, written by the “Indian Agent” of the Griswold Agency in Manitoba. The letter states that the deceased soldiers are from Oak River and Oak Lake Reserves. The letter also includes the CEF regimental number of one of the deceased, Private John Taylor, and that the Department of Indian Affairs paid a pension to his wife and two children. Other correspondence informs us that Private Gilbert Moore, who was killed in action on March 24, 1918, left behind parents in poor circumstances and that they applied for a pension; and that Private Thomas Kasto left a mother who received a pension.

A black-and-white studio portrait of a First World War soldier in uniform and holding a rifle.

Photograph of Canadian Expeditionary Forces soldier Michael Ackabee. (e005176082)

As well as providing information about the soldiers who fought with the CEF, these files make reference to women in First Nation communities who provided funds to help with the war effort to organizations such as the Red Cross, the Girls Overseas Comfort Club, and the Canadian Patriotic Fund. Women in the communities knitted socks and made shirts to add to the “comfort boxes” that were mailed to the men overseas. They also fundraised by making beadwork, woven baskets, and quilts to sell at box socials and fairs.

Indigenous soldiers who survived the war often returned home changed, both positively and negatively. Sapper Peter Taylor, a Kahnawake soldier, suffered the rest of his life with complications from mustard gas poisoning until he passed away in 1955. Private Tom Longboat, the Olympic long distance runner from Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, returned home from his duty overseas in France to find his wife had remarried after receiving word that he had been killed.

A black-and-white photograph of two men in First World War military uniforms smiling and buying a newspaper from a young boy. The man on the right is accepting a newspaper from the boy and giving him money in exchange.

Private Tom Longboat, the Onondaga long distance runner, buying a newspaper from a French boy, June 1917. (a001479)

Many who returned home were affected mentally and physically. We give our gratitude for their sacrifices and service, and they will be forever acknowledged, honoured, and respected.

This blog is part of a series related to the Indigenous Documentary Heritage Initiatives. Learn how Library and Archives Canada (LAC) increases access to First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation collections and supports communities in the preservation of Indigenous language recordings.


Elizabeth Kawenaa Montour is a project archivist and Sara Chatfield is a project manager in the Exhibitions and Online Content Division of the Public Service Branch at Library and Archives Canada.

The Andrew Sisters pumped out the best propaganda for the imperial war machine: “Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile. Don’t let your joy and laughter hear the snag. Smile boys, that’s the style. What’s the use of worrying. It never was worth while. So pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile”.

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THE PEACE SONG

 

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MNN. 6 NOV. 2019. “wasaseh” is sung when something is damaged and it has to be fixed. Singing songs is a language. Once the tone comes from inside our consciousness, we activate our attitude, love, appreciation, desire for information. We can communicate with everything that exists. We can sing to the sun, earth, water, each other. 

We go in the natural direction so we can communicte with the universe. 

THE SONG IS SO WE WILL NOT FORGET OUR PURPOSE TO MAINTAIN THE PEACE.

The onkwehonweh of turtle island have a responsibility to carry on the purpose of creation, the kaianerekowa, the great peace. Creation vested us through our tsikawatsi’rakeron, our families, with the land of onowarekeh, turtle island. The will of the families is consistent with the principles and philosophy of the great peace.

According to the story, dekanawida had united the wisk ni honon hon tsati, 5 rotino’shonni lands, [ Iroquois]. atotarho represented a mindset where he wanted to be the ultimate ruler and principle power. His mental state had to be changed.

A delegation crossed the Ondonaga Lake and sang the peace song, to teach him to accept the peace.

The first words when visiting is “skennakowa’ken”, are you at peace? After the unification the rotinoshonni began carrying out the duties of the kaianerekowa, the great peace. Groups were formed and sent throughout turtle island to bring the words of peace to the other onkwehonweh, to revive a better life, and became our allies. skennen tesahariwaientoh. They replanted the seeds of peace in the minds of the people.

ALL THE WORDS FOR THE PEACE MISSION ARE GIVEN BY THE FAMILIES AND THE ONKWEHONWEH WAIT FOR THE RETURN OF THE RUNNERS.

The clans and families summon the ratehahinekos kahietaketati, the runners, who run, stomp and sing the peace song. Each runner carries a wampum to show that his mission is official, onikorha. They cannot stray from the instructions of the family. 

The runners carry the bundle, which is made with all the words they are going to say on their mission. 

Throughout their travel they have to stay in the balanced frame of mind. When they arrive at the edge of the woods of the village, a fire is made to make their presence known. The hosts send a delegation, who ask them, “What is the purpose for coming?”.

“The first words are “skennakowa ken”, we are here to reinstate the great peace”. The host delegation takes their request back to the village. They return and take them to the people who ceremoniously cleanse and feed them.

Afterwards, the ratehahinekos kahietaketatii [runners] tell them the complete message. When finished they wait for the answer of the people as to whether they accept the great peace or leave to report they have delivered it.

THE KAIANEREKOWA HAS ALL THE PROTOCOL TO UNITE OUR PEOPLE. THROUGHOUT WE SING THE PEACE SONG. 

This is the protocol to unite our people. Today we are trying to stop the disrespect of our message.

The position of adordaho is important. dekanawida asked him, “What if I gave your power to the confederacy. When all the chiefs accept the peace, will you accept the responsibility to control all the meetings of the grand council to follow the kaianerekowa. Everybody must learn to live by the kaianerekowa.

When the ratehahinekos kahietaketati [runners] make their report, they are released from their mission, onensatetwennion.

Here’s the peace song of the Iroquois:

Here’s who we are trying to make peace with. As an old kanionkehaka [Mohawk] said, “It’s no use!. : “Get your motor runnin’. Head out on the highway. Lookin’ for adventure. And whatever comes our way. Yeah Darlin’ go make it happen. Take the world in a love embrace. Fire all of your guns at once
And explode into space”. [Steppenwolf “Born to be Wild”]. 

http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egMWlD3fLJ8

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http://www.whydontyoutrythis.com/2014/07/dna-testing-proves-native-american-genealogy-to-be-among-the-most-unique-in-the-world.html?m=1

ALL WARS ARE BANKERS WARS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlunSNY5B48

HOW AGENDA 21 IS IMPLEMENTED WORLDWIDE https://massawakening.org/how-does-agenda-21-is-being-implemented-worldwide/

PEACE SONG OF THE IROQUOIS

ELIZABETH MAY HYPOCRITICAL ABOUT INUIT SEAL HUNT

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/elizabeth-may-seal-hunt-inuit-1.5325325?cmp=rss

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Law_of_Peace

https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/MOD/iroquois.asp

 https://twitter.com/Nativeesoul/status/1185934640382697472?cn=ZmxleGlibGVfcmVjc18y&refsrc=email

NEW YORK TO STAY OUT OF CAYUGA NATION AFFAIRS https://mail.protonmail.com/inbox/mCPHfzfCQysyeh4vPXMZSBETiiiB2sty6JVdSk8eoGbHZqzc3rr-aaFmpEQny-X4vnsgsuYzaTtRvL1geNgP1g==

LONGEST GENOCIDE IS OF INDIGENOUS IS CANADA https://mail.protonmail.com/inbox/jSfsQPe_OiHAxL3a_qMSYx_khRJNM_taLSG5LxHNxXV4CgFgGP2Pv1dXGbxbrSAAldrw6jr0aZqpKYVUJzes-Q==

Empire of the city (4 hours on the Ring Washington, Vatican and City of London

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-kNXwCBkb4&t=8s

CAYUGA WINS COURT CASE IN NYS file:///Users/kahentinetha/Downloads/70opn19-Decision%20(1).pdf

INTERVIEW OF KAHENTINETHA ON WBAI MOCCASIN TRACKS” https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/moccasintracksradio/episodes/2019-10-22T03_47_35-07_00