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Akwesasne: The Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne is a Mohawk Nation territory that straddles the intersection of international borders and provincial boundaries on both banks of the St. Lawrence River. Most of the land is in what is otherwise the present-day United States. Although divided by an international border, the residents consider themselves to be one community.
- also known as Akwesasne, Québec
- part of Québec
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Iroquois on Fire (2006)
A Voice from the Mohawk Nation by Douglas M. George-Kanentiio
Akwesasne is a community rich in story: tragic, comedic, and dramatic. By intertwining the oral and written records, a compelling epic emerges, one that is about more than mere survival—it is about perseverance through decades of adversity.
Environmental Forensics (2010)
Contaminant Specific Guide by Robert D. Morrison, Brian L. Murphy
CASE-STUDY: AKWESASNE, NEW YORK The Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne is a Native American community in upstate New York located just down river of Massena (Figure 10.5.1). The Mohawks have lived on the banks of the St ...
by Ken Wachsberger
Akwesasne is a community rich in story, tragic, comedic, and dramatic. By intertwining the oral and written records, a compelling epic emerges, one that is about not only mere survival but also perseverance through decades of adversity.
Smoke Signals (2012)
The Native Takeback of North America's Tobacco Industry by Jim Poling, Sr.
eographically and politically, Akwesasne is a smuggler's dream of paradise: a place ofthree borders, sovereignty issues, and a waterway filled with channels, islands, marshes, and secluded bays. Akwesasne, a Mohawk word that translates to ...
American Indian Nations (2007)
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow by George Horse Capture, Duane Champagne, Chandler C. Jackson
Akwesasne is a small community where tribal culture and tradition are strong. The facility is a library and a cultural center combined. Founded in 1971, the library/ cultural center is an independent 501c3 nonprofit organization with its own ...
The Fluoride Deception (2011)
by Christopher Bryson
Akwesasne is a Mohawk Indian word meaning “land where the partridge drums.” Those partridges soon fell silent, however, as Reynolds's fluoride filled the air. By the early 1960s a drumbeat of protest was sounding. Mohawk farmers reported ...
Mending the Broken Land (2014)
Seven Stories of Jesus in Indian Country by Christine Graef
Lawrence Rivers, Akwesasne is a place where white trillium blooms in wetlands with communities of wild mint, cardinal flowers, and milkweed. Wild onions take ...
Takedown: A Small-Town Cop's Battle Against the Hells Angels and the Nation's Biggest Drug Gang (2016)
by Jeff Buck, Jon Land, Lindsay Preston
That animosity coupled with the generally lawless nature of reservations like the Akwesasne is a potent and dangerous combination that leads the Natives to embrace ...
The Border (2010)
Canada, the US and Dispatches From the 49th Parallel by James Laxer
Akwesasne is a natural flashpoint along the Canada-U.S. border. Many of the Mohawks here regard themselves as members of an Aboriginal nation and reject the notion that they are citizens of either Canada or the United States. Having to ...
by Bruce Elliott Johansen, Barbara Alice Mann
In 1935, one year after the Indian Reorganization Act was passed, the Mohawks of Akwesasne rejected it. Similarly, in 1953, Mohawks there flatly rejected termination, ...
by Robert Malcomson
AKWESASNE. Also known as St. Regis, this native reserve was located on the St. Lawrence River southwest of Montreal at Lake St. Francis and straddled the international border. Its occupants, part of the Seven Nations and mainly of Iroquois ...
by Donald Ricky
Seaway and Power Development flooding the Akwesasne (Saint Regis) and Caughnawaga Reservations. Only at Tuscarora did they have any success preventing the stealing of land when Clint Rickardt and Wallace “Mad Bear” Anderson ...
by Jeffrey D. Schultz
Akwesasne Notes Akwesasne Notes, established in 1968, ...
by Andrew Wiget
Whether or not one accepts that premise, it is hard to think of another publication that has published more contemporary American Indian poets than has the highly political Indian newspaper Akwesasne Notes. A list of the Indian writers who ...
A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer Tucker, James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener, Paul G. Pierpaoli, John C. Fredriksen
Akwesasne and ...
by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
Akwesasne ("Where the Partridge Drums") is the name for the community on both sides of the border, but the territory within New York State, located in Franklin Co, is also known as the St. Regis Indian Reservation. This boundary has created ...
History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker
The Akwesasne community has also been beset by fighting from within. In 1980, after the New York State Police averted a bloody showdown between traditionalists and “progressives,” that body replaced the tribal police. In the late 1980s, ...
by Gregory Claeys
Akwesasne Notes. 1978. Basic Call to Consciousness. Rooseveltown, NY: Akwesasne Notes. Barriero, José, ed. 2011. Thinking in Indian:...
Encyclopedia of Journalism (2009)
by Christopher H. Sterling
One of the most respected and longest-running Native magazines, Akwesasne Notes, was published by the Mohawk nation at the Akwesasne ...
More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internet by Brian Wright-McLeod
DISCOGRAPHY: Cody Flying Cloud [Akwesasne Communication Society 1989] MILDREDBAIIEY Mildred Bailey defined the art of jazz singing. Cover Contemporary Recordings 49.
by Bruce Elliott Johansen
Regis (Akwesasne) Mohawk Reservation in upstate New York and Canada. Roughly half of this community of about 8,500 people lies in Canada, and half in the United States. The Canadian side's police force ...
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