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Mar. 31, 2015. On March 29 the Haudenosaunee came together in Akwesasne to discuss land issues. The clans passed a resolution regarding the Kanion’ke:haka/Mohawk territory known as the Seigneury of Sault Louis. Also discussed were Kanehsatake, Akwesasne, Owego and Kanekotah issues.
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake Inc., a Canadian government entity, is in the process of illegally accepting money for the 45,000 acres of land and eventually removing us to lands of other Ongwe’hon:weh nations. The deadline is June 2015. This is ethnic cleansing. To sell what is not yours is theft under any law.
Ia tihotiianaion means they have no path on this land. Our relations with them is water vessels rather than land. The incorporated INDIANS have gone off our ancestors’ path and follow the path of the ranenrakon.
The fatal violation of the Kaia’nereh:kowa, the Great Peace, the law of the land, is to put a monetary value on our Mother and deprive the ion’kwanion:sioni, the present and coming generations, of our birthright.
All land issues belong to the Iroquois people. Tewa’tha:tawi, we carry ourselves and our ties to our land. Such can never be disturbed by foreign entities and their agents to restrict us and spread division among our people. Ia te ion ki wenna hawi, they do not carry our voice.
Our union provides strength that casts out fear. “We bind ourselves together”, said Dekanawida, “by taking hold of each other’s arms, teionkwatenentsawakon, so firmly, forming a circle so strong that if a tree should fall upon it, it could not shake nor break it. Our people and grandchildren shall remain in the circle in security, peace and happiness.”
Creation has given you MCK Inc. and your followers the ability to make a choice. You have decided to follow the ranenrakon, onto his ship to try to steer our canoe. Our birthright is not saleable as is the white man’s. All negotiations that put our titles in jeopardy must end. Your have alienated yourselves from the circle. You have severed your tie to our mother, onensahotonkoton.
Corporation of Canada, your goose is cooked, as McKenna Mendehlson Mainline sing: “Don’t give me no goose for Christmas, Grandma. Cut it out. Now don’t you dare. Give me a duck like old McDonald’s that goes Quack, quack, quakety, quack. Where a goose just makes me nervous every time I turn my back.” [Don’t give me no goose for Christmas, Grandma.]
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