Category Archives: Mounds

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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Dr. Peggy J. Blair writes about the legalities of burial ground protection

The Non-Protection Of Canadian Aboriginal Heritage (Burial Sites And Artifacts) by Dr. Peggy J. Blair Dr. Peggy J. Blair (2005) gives and excellent outline of the history of how scientists have felt entitled to desecrate Indigenous peoples burial sites. Her article gives … Continue reading

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Request to Stop BMX/Skills Park in High Park by THPS, FOSM and Six Nations Grandmothers

Please sign the petition to help stop the proposed BMX Park in High Park. No BMX Park in High Park Petition Nya:wen Sge:no; At the meeting tonight I believe we made our position quite clear, that a BMX/Skills Park is … Continue reading

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Rebuttal to Ron Williamson

Indiana Jones Would Not Have Done Things This Way By Jacqueline S. Homan On September 2009, Archeological Services, Inc. (ASI), a firm owned by de-licensed archeologist Ron Williamson, presented a 19-page report to the City of Toronto Parks & Forestry … Continue reading

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Snake Mound Reconstruction

Snake Mound Reconstruction was started on May 13, 2011, with the help of  Taiaiako’n Historical Preservation Society, Friends of Snake Mound, people from Native Canadian Centre, High Park and Junction Area residents, Students and Staff of SEE School . Niawen … Continue reading

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Events

Ogii:wii-For-the-Ancestors2011 Everyone Welcome to our first Snake Mound Gathering of the Spring/Summer season: Map to Snake Mound:   SAVE THE HIGH PARK BURIAL MOUNDS upcoming event Local residents have come together to form the Friends of Snake Mound and together with the Taiaiako’n … Continue reading

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Magwood Park

Magwood Park: Thunderbird Mound (estimated to be 6,000 years old.) Below the old Erie/Neutral, Seneca and Mohawk village site of Taiaiagon (which was destroyed in 1687 by Marquis de Denonville, Governer of New France) within Baby Point Road area where … Continue reading

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