Wyandot People: Wyandot, Wyandot Religion, Lyda Conley, Wyandotte Nation, Stalking Cat, Nicholas Orontony, Wendake, Quebec, Mokotakan

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Wyandot, Wyandot Religion, Lyda Conley, Wyandotte Nation, Stalking Cat, Nicholas Orontony, Wendake, Quebec, Mokotakan, Max Gros-Louis, Leatherlips, Konrad Sioui, Upper Sandusky, Huron-Wendat Nation, Tarhe. Excerpt: The Huron-Wendat Nation is a Huron-Wendat First Nation whose community and reserve is at Wendake, Quebec , a ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Wyandot, Wyandot Religion, Lyda Conley, Wyandotte Nation, Stalking Cat, Nicholas Orontony, Wendake, Quebec, Mokotakan, Max Gros-Louis, Leatherlips, Konrad Sioui, Upper Sandusky, Huron-Wendat Nation, Tarhe. Excerpt: The Huron-Wendat Nation is a Huron-Wendat First Nation whose community and reserve is at Wendake, Quebec , a municipality now enclosed within Quebec City in Canada . In the French language , used by most members of the First Nation, they are known as the Nation Huronne-Wendat . In 2006, historical documents lost since 1824 were recovered. They showed that a large chunk of land named "Seigneurie de Sillery " (now a suburb of Quebec City) was sold to the Hurons in 1792 by the Jesuits . This suggested that the Huron-Wendat's would have a contemporary claim to the valuable land. References (URLs online) Websites (URLs online) Official site of the Huron-Wendat Nation A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Konrad Sioui (born in 1953) is the current Grand Chef (Grand Chief) of Wendake , a native reserve near Quebec City , Canada. He succeeded Max Gros-Louis in 2008. Sioui is a hereditary chief of the Bear Clan of the Huron-Wendat Nation. He represented the Assembly of First Nations in Geneva from 1985 to 1992 while being the official and national spokesperson on constitutional reform issues between 1984 and 1994. He was a candidate in the AFN's 1994 leadership convention, but lost to Ovide Mercredi . Sioui Decision Known as the Sioui Decision, Sioui won a unanimous decision at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1991. The ruling acknowledged that a 1760 document signed between British General James Murray and the Huron band is still valid as it was an international agreement entered into between sovereign nations. Notes A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Leatherlip...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155301341
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/3/2010
  • Pages: 58
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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