Mother Law Is Now! 215 innocent children and counting as the threads of time and prophecy roll-out from the earth to unveil an un-comprehend-able truth. Our children's awakened bones reveal the horrific and deeply disturbing truth of a Colonial State Government committing a pre-meditated Indigenous genocide.
Residential schools hid behind the name of a God in this heinous crime toward humanity. An unimaginable horror for any parent to live through. The mass grave of 215 Indigenous babies found at Kamloops BC is the transparent evidence that requires no judge or jury to find the Canadian Government guilty of this high crime. Who are these unconscionable and heartless people that came across the great salt-water? The karmic debt that belongs to Canada is now due and must be paid in full.
In the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, our babies are named under a matrilineal bond of a mother, and are hereby protected in a mother right. Mother Law is exempt from the foreign legislated policies that continues to belittle Indigenous people’s bond to the mother, and their inherent right to live in peace and thrive on their ancestral lands.
If the government of Canada can't be accountable to the original mothers of this land and answer the question of “why they built their wealth by murdering our innocent children,” then they have no right to use our language to name itself as a country.
In my responsibility, as Iakoiane, Bear Clan Mother keeper of the title of Tehana’karíne, who’s inherent authority is to protect the lands for the future generation, I call into being the ancestral forces and motion people with integrity to stand with me, in a rightful de-naming of the country of Canada.
The law of the land is clear. Through the living legacy of Tsiokonsáseh, the Mother of Nations, and our Peacemaker, who vested the authority of giving names and the ownership of lands unto Clan Mothers on behalf of all generations not yet born. Her appointed stewardship has the right of full recall. Not just recall of her male leader, but also any matters that have not considered the unborn.
In adherence, upon the law of precedence, it is the matrilineal inheritance of the Kanien’kehá:ka people to have the continuity of nations to run in a mother line. To this day, as progenitors of our nations, and since before the arrival of salt water people, this perennial truth is the foundation of our Great Law of Peace, a law older than the dominion of Canada and its Queen.
In women's stewardship of the lands and our responsibility to protect the 7th generation, we know that our land and children were stolen by a foreign colonizer called Canada who waves an illegitimate assumption of authority crafted by a European paternal order known as Manifest Destiny. Canada never had the right to sign a death certificate to a rightful future for generations not yet born.
It was with our Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) language that Canada is named, and since Clan Mothers have authority over names, we are Canada’s mother. As Clan Mother, I wield the authority to recall our Kanien’kehá: ka name from the dominion of Canada and all its citizens.
Canada bases its pillars of law on precedence, then it is so, that, we, Indigenous peoples as natural born sovereigns to our lands, retain primordial title on behalf of our grandchildren and their great/great grandchildren times seven, to tell Canada and all its provisions that we re-matriate the name of Canada back into the baskets of the original mothers.
Our Mother Earth will no-longer be ceded to a violent rape before the eyes of the Original Mothers and their babies murdered upon Turtle Island, as long as the Sun shines, the Rivers flow and the Moon glows.
Author: Wakerakats:te, Iakoiane of Roiane Tehanakari:ne
Bear Clan Mother of the Mohawk Nation Council, Louise Bear Herne
Photograph: Wampum Belt - The Woman's Nomination Belt
Photograph credit: Museum replica at Woodland Cultural Center, Brantford, Ontario, Link:
Bear Clan Mother Series #2
Author: Kristen Farquhar is a Holistic Health & Arts Practitioner, book illustrator and