The Thanksgiving Address
1. What can we learn about Indigenous world views from the Thanksgiving Address?
2. Why is it also called ‘the matters that come first’ or ‘the words that come before all else’?
1. What is noteworthy about Akwesasne’s location?
2. What does the word “Akwesasne” mean?
1. Why is it important to teach others the truth about Akwesasne?
2. How is Akwesasne the same as your community? How is it different?
3. Why do some people in the community celebrate Christmas and others do not?
1. What is a ‘social’
2. What are some names of dances mentioned (How do you think the dance’s got their names)?
Native North American Travelling College
1. How did the travelling college come into being?
2. What is its importance now?
1. For what sports is Akwesasne well known for?
2. Why is the sport of Lacrosse very popular?
3. Who is Tom Longboat?
1. What is meant by ‘Seven Generations’?