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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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Legal Fight to Determine if Indian is “Foreign” (1927) | Surnames: Diabo

 

Philadelphia, Jan. 6 (AP) – A legal battle to determine whether the American Indian is a “foreigner” starts in the Federal District Court today.

An application for habeas corpus is to be filed in the case of Paul Diabo, an Iroquois, of the Caughnawaga Reservation in Canada, and not only the Iroquois, but the whole “six nations” were said to be deeply interested in the outcome. A fund to carry the case to the United States Supreme Court, if necessary, was said to have been raised by the Iroquois. Continue reading

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Bush, Diabo | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery

Index: Kahnawa:ke Catholic Cemetery

Bush, Diabo | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery

Michael Bush

Born Aug. 19, 1896 Continue reading

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Diabo, Montour | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery

Diabo, Montour | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery

In Loving Memory of

Mike T. Montour Continue reading

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Canadian, Diabo | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery

Index: Kahnawa:ke Catholic Cemetery

Annie Canadian  Apr.1, 1903 – Apr. 24, 1995

(Kwaniiontanni)

beloved wife of Peter Diabo (Kahonwase)

Dec. 23, 1896 – May 27, 1924

 

 

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