Warrior. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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Warrior. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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Warrior. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Mohawk Elder Mike Phillips (Kanentakeron), Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

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Peace. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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Peace. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Peace. Mohawk Elder Mike Phillips (Kanentakeron) smoking a peacepipe, Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

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The Eagle protector of Peace. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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The Eagle protector of Peace. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Mohawk man (Albert Stalk) flying in the sky like an eagle.

Eagle is the messenger to the Creator and is the protector of peace. Placed atop the Tree of Peace it alerts if danger approaches.

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Corn the symbol of Fertility. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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Corn the symbol of Fertility. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Native American Mohawk Women practiced corn (maize) agriculture and they compare the gestational cycle of corn to that of women. Corn, beans and squash have been known ever since as the three sister-providers of the Mohawk people.

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Corn symbol of Fertility. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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Corn symbol of Fertility. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Native American Mohawk Women practiced corn (maize) agriculture and they compare the gestational cycle of corn to that of women. Corn, beans and squash have been known ever since as the three sister-providers of the Mohawk people.

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Water is life, fertility and purity. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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Water is life, fertility and purity. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Water is life, fertility, purity and a symbol of the continuity of life and on-going flow of time.

Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

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The Sun. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
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The Sun. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

Sun Energy. Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

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