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Mohawks at Home on “High Iron” | Daibo (Fallen Sky), Jocks

 

Mohawks at Home on “High Iron” by Edward Nickerson

New York

 

The Mohawk Indian stood perched high above the ground, his golden brown skin shining in the morning sun, his black eyes scanning the horizon like a hunter in search of game. Then he spoke: Hand me that wrench, will you?”

The time – any day of the week. The place – midtown Manhattan. The Indian? It could have been Mike Daibo, better known among the Mohawks as Tironionie or “Fallen Sky”. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 61 – 80

HOUSEHOLD 61   Note: Iroquois with scrawled notation, couple is francais

Dulude Frederic, 57   Dulude Pamala, 57

Dulude Rosario, 21   Dulude Yvonne, 18

HOUSEHOLD 62   Iroquois

Lefebvre Georges, 41   Lefebvre Blondine, 37

Courtemanche, Eustache, 81

HOUSEHOLD 63   francaise

Duranceau Adelard, 46   Duranceau Maria, 7

Duranceau Yvonne, 15   Duranceau Marie-Rose, 13   Duranceau Laurette, 11 Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 41 – 60

HOUSEHOLD 41   Iroquois

Montour John, 47   Montour Marguerite, 36

Montour Louis, 18   Montour Marie, 16   Montour Michel, 14   Montour Peter, 12   Montour Anna, 8

HOUSEHOLD 42   Iroquois

Paul Tom, 26   Paul Anna, 26

Paul Peter, 3   Paul Marguerite <1

HOUSEHOLD 43  francais Continue reading

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