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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Mohawk Nation News 'History: Mohawk Activism in the 60s, Audio'

 

HISTORY: MOHAWK ACTIVISM IN THE 60s, AUDIO

tosa serihon ne sarasehtsen tanon ohni ne sewatenrosonha tanon ne tehsewariwayenawakonneh teyonsanikonharen.

MNN. 12 OCT. 2020. 

http://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2020/10/12/history-mohawk-activism-in-the-60s/

In 1968 the ABORIGINAL TRADITIONAL CONFERENCE sent me and a Chicano to deliver the following message to Rev. Ralph Abernathy of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference held in Washington D.C.

and to attend the funeral of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at Arlington Cemetary. 

THE LETTER TO REV. ABERNATHY…

file:///Users/kahentinetha/Downloads/MSS%20654,%20BOX%2032,%20FOLDER%202%20(1).pdf

 Listen at:

http://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2020/10/12/history-mohawk-activism-in-the-60s/

AUDIO OF THE LETTER … 

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http://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2020/10/12/history-mohawk-activism-in-the-60s/

nia’wen tsi wasewata’honsat

This letter set the course of the relationship of the three movements, AIM, Chicanos and the Black People. 

 

 

 

 

I could have been Joe Cocker singing this song: “Give me a ticket for an aeroplane. I  ain’t got time to take no fast train. Lonely days are gone, and I’m headed home, Whoa, cause my baby wrote me a letter”. 

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