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Iroquois Decry Paleface Rule (1938) | Surnames: Delisle, Garlow,

Pow-wow at Caughnawaga Advised Against Citizenship

Chief Garlow of N.B. Stresses Great Debts and Counsels Native Ways

Iroquois of the Caughnawaga Reservation and delegates representing other Indian communities in Eastern Canada, meeting in the “grand national pow-wow” now being held on the South Shore reservation, were advised yesterday to refuse Canadian citizenship if it were offered to them.

According to Chief Chency Garlow, spokesman for the Indians of Restigouche, N.B. the pale faces had “made a mess of this country, and their ways led only to trouble.” Continue reading

March 21, 2014 Posted by | . | , , , | Leave a comment