Akwesasne Notes (Firm)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains issues of Akwesasne Notes (Vol. 3, No.1- Vol. 19, No. 6. Contact repository for exact issues), a publication of the Traditional Mohawk Nation. Started by Ernest M. Kaientaronkwen Benedict- an educator, activist, and chief of the Mohawk Council in 1968; "Akwesasne Notes" became one of the largest newspapers dedicated to topics regarding Native Peoples and Native culture. Topics include: Native affairs in the Western Hemisphere; land rights; and social justice.
This collection contains newspapers, magazines, newsletters, flyers, leaflets, books, and other documents related to Native American activism from the 1970s- early 1990s. Included are issues of "Treaty Council News", "Wounded Knee Bulletin", and "Tsistsistas Press"; as well as documents and publications that include information on land disputes, political prisoners, occupations, politics, advocacy, protests, and other topics.