Akwesasne border adventures; Nov. 11, 2009

Akwesasne border adventures; Nov. 11, 2009

Cornwall : Canada | Dec 27, 2009 at 12:30 PM PST
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Akwesasne has three districts; Kawehno:ke, Kanatakon, and Tsi-Snaine. The spelling and pronunciation of the location names around Akwesasne, are often misunderstood by english speakers, because the original language is Kanienkehake.

English speakers also mistakenly refer to the language as ‘Mohawk Language’, until they are able to learn how to pronounce and spell .English speakers and especially government agencies that work under British corporations of Canada and the U.S.A. often refer to the various locations of Akwesasne, as ‘Cornwall Island, Ontario’, ‘St. Regis, Quebec’, ‘Snye, Quebec’, ‘Hogansburg NY’, ‘Akwesasne, NY’, ‘Akwesasne, Ontario’, or ‘Akwesasne Quebec’.

English speakers also mistakenly refer to Onkwehonwe as ‘Mohawk’, ‘First Nation’, ‘Aboriginal’, ‘Native’, ‘Indiginous’, ‘Citizen’, and ‘Member’ of the British corporations of Canada and U.S.A.The Original free people that were born in The Americus Empire, that speak Kanienkehaka, call themselves Onkwehonwe.

Today’s generation of Onkwehonwe are often taught the english language as a first language, so they also find it challenging to discover their origins, to learn Kanienkehake, and to even get access to their own cultural, historical, and spiritual knowledge about and from their own Onkwehonwe ancestors.

One of the biggest challenges today for Onkwehonwe, is to navigate around and through hundreds of British corporations that continue their plans to fully assimilate every last Onkwehonwe, to become a citizen of any of their own corporations.

The U.S.A., U.S. , United States, and United States of America are also a British corporation. It’s inspirational to realize that Onkwehonwe are still communicating in their own language, enjoying a peaceful spiritual existence, while refusing to become fully assimilated citizens of British corporations that force their own cold wars onto their own citizens and properties.

Here is an example of a typical day for Onkwehonwe with homes on Kawehno:ke (english refer to as cornwall island, ontario).

We let our family & friends know the exact time that we will be leaving our house to go shop / visit / attend meetings. We let them know exactly where we are going and what time we expect to travel through the U.S. or Canada border checkpoint.

We all have safety plans created, in case any of the border agents decide to molest us in any way ( stop us from returning home, stop us from our planned travel, arrest, shackle, cage, pepper spray, shoot, move us to unknown locations against our will, threaten us ).

Some of our family and friends in Akwesasne have been abused in such terrible ways, that the thought of traveling through the border checkpoints, is a stressful experience.I never take any of my own vehicles to the Cornwall C.B.S.A. checkpoint, because I never know when they will decide to steal our vehicles and demand a ransom of $1000.00 or more.

Most of us travel in groups, in a vehicle that already paid a ransom to C.B.S.A. one or more times. I feel sad for my family and friends that are forced to travel through C.B.S.A. cornwall checkpoint, because many of them have had C.B.S.A. bullies steal their vehicles many times, over and over again, while demanding a ransom of $1000.00 or more each time, before they return the stolen vehicles.

They are most unfortunate, because they must travel through to pickup their children from school activities. Some of them have been forced to move away because they can no longer afford to meet the demands of the cornwall C.B.S.A. bullies.

When we make it through the U.S. or Canada border, we contact our family & friends again to let them know we are close to our final destination.For those of us that live on Kawehno:ke, we are constantly recorded by the government agencies of U.S. and Canada.

They typically will produce the video and photographs when they want to arrest Onkwehonwe, for not paying taxes to their governments. They typically destroy or lose those videos and photographs when anyone questions damages, physical harm, and even death that may have been caused by abuse from the government agents.

I am inviting all Onkwehonwe to share their border travel experiences here, in the comments section. Kanienkehaka posts are most appreciated too. I can’t allow swearing or violence in the comments, so we probably won’t be seeing anything from the local media, cbsa union agents in the comments here.

If you want to see what the cbsa union agents, rcmp, and other miserable government agents comment about, you can find them in most of the local media websites.

The Cornwall RCMP, provides journalist services for mainstream local media.I’ll post some of the ones that my friends and family share too. We tend to make fun of the situation, because it helps us to deal with the prolonged daily stress of being interrogated and threatened by miserable border agents.

Not every border agent is nasty, but like every family and group – they always have at least one that likes to make it known, just how nasty they can be.Click to View Akwesasne on Yahoo Maps.

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