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Defending Sacred Sites

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Treaties and Agreements Relevant to Tkaronto and beyond

Two Row Wampum Treaty Nanfan Treaty of 1701 Map of Peace Treaty of 1701 Sig English Version Peace of Montreal English Version of Great Peace2 English Version of Great Peace3 English Version of Great Peace 4 English Version of Great … Continue reading

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Taiaiako’n – bones of 600 year old Seneca woman found

While many sources claim that the village of Taiaiako’n was established as an Iroquoian village in the late 1600’s (ironically just when the Europeans arrived), there is much evidence that conflicts with this claim. The City of Toronto website states … Continue reading

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“An Onkwehonwe in Kanada; Listen, all of you” Toronto is Tkaronto – it’s a Mohawk word.

Monday, October 3, 2011 Listen, All of You Sewatahon’satat. That’s how we always start a story. Tonight I want to tell you my story, my deep dark confession about being Kanien’kehakeh in 2011. About living here in Tkaronto, this place … Continue reading

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Taiaiaiko’n

Prior to settlement by Europeans, the areas now known as the Junction and Baby Point were forested by white pines. While the Wendat and Mississauga inhabited this land for periods of time, it remains a small part of the traditional … Continue reading

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