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State of the State Part 1: The Akwesasne Defend Their Rights

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

State of the State Part 1: The Akwesasne Defend Their Rights On January 8, 2014, at the Capitol building in Albany, NY, anti-fracking activists gathered at the State of the State address by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The Mohawk tribe, the Akwesasne, were not permitted to enter the main concourse with their flags, which were declared to be “weapons.” Deciding to remain in a side corridor, their drumming was interrupted by state troopers demanding that they stop their [...]

The Arrival of The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign

September 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Arrival of The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign “…the question is: How do you instruct 7 billion people as to their relationship to the earth? Because only if they respect and understand that relationship will we as a species survive…The only way we’re going to survive here is to take our proper place within this great system and behave ourselves and share. We have to come back to sharing. It’s not ‘me’ anymore; it’s ‘we.’ It’s not ‘competition’ anymore; it’s ‘cooperation.’ For our own [...]