War of 1812
In 1780 the Six Nations of New York Indians consisted of the following nations or tribes: Senecas, Cayugas, Onondagas, Oneidas, Tuscaroras, and Mohawks. The Mohawks soon after withdrew to Canada, relinquishing to New York all claim to lands in that state.
Brothers of the Six Nations, – I am happy to behold so many of you assembled together at this time. I observe that the chiefs of the Seneca, Onodaga, Cayuga and Tuscarora nations and some of the Delawares are present. The Mohawks, who live in Canada, are not represented, and the Oneidas, living at a distance, could not attend.
Erastus Granger – New York Senate Document No. 58, 1890, page 138.
We, the chiefs and counselors of the Six Nations of Indians residing in the State of New York, do hereby proclaim to all the war chiefs and warriors of the Six Nations, that war is declared on our part against the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada. Therefore, we hereby command and advise all the war chiefs and warriors of the Six Nations to call forth immediately the warriors under them and put them in motion to protect their rights and liberties, which our brethern, the Americans, are now defending.
Chief Red Jacket – New York Senate Document No. 58, 1890, pp. 144-145.
The Act of Congress of the United States, declaring war against England was approved by President Madison, on the 18th of June, 1812, and the proclamation of the president, announcing the fact to the world, was issued on the 19th. The news had no sooner reached the province of Upper Canada, than measures were adopted by the officers of the Crown to induce the Mohawks and all of the other Indians, who could be controlled by thier influence to take up the hatchet.
Life of Red Jacket, page 302
(as quoted by Mr. Johnson – New York Senate Document No. 58, 1890, page 137).
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He argued that in the past, Canada was careful to exclude its residential school policies from being scrutinized under this definition.
“But the reality is that to take children away from their families and place them in another group in society for the purpose of racial indoctrination was and is an act of genocide, and it occurs all around the world.” – Justice Sinclair
“Systemic Racism: Serious Crisis” – Former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci
‘Systemic racism’ toward Onkwehon:we (indigenous) people in justice system is outlined in a stinging 2013 report by Former Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci.
“I have called it a crisis, a serious crisis. And I am not an alarmist. We are talking about the lives and liberties of people. I don’t know if you can get more of an important issue subject than that.
... If we don’t take hold of this seriously, we are going to, I think be perpetrators, unwittingly, of personal tragedies here.
... We can’t continue to treat First Nations as objects. We have to be partners. I don’t care if it is in the justice system or economic development. " - Former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci
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