Six Miles Deep DVD is a 2010 release of a documentary about the lives and hearts of the women behind the Caledonia/Six Nations land rights dispute in Ontario. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact [email protected] or phone: 1-800-542-2164
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from GoodMinds.com The Great Law is a reading of The Great Law of Peace by Chief Jacob Thomas, Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. Chief Thomas explains the origin, meaning, and relevance of The Great Law for interested people in June 1994. Chief Jacob Thomas was considered one of the most knowledgeable people from Six Nations regarding The Great Law and the Handsome Lake Code. Chief Thomas was at the forefront of local community efforts to preserve and promote the languages and ceremonies.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Owidragehya:ht The Tip of the Iceberg Cayuga Immersion consists of eleven 10-minute Cayuga language audiocassettes and two 55-page cerlox bound books developed by Chief Jacob Thomas, Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. The package presents common verb roots organized so that the learner can immediately ask a question and respond in Cayuga without having to deal with grammar. Practical vocabulary and phrases make the cassettes and texts useful for the beginner and fluent speaker.
Most Commonly Used Phrases in Cayuga is a Cayuga language resource developed by G. Marjorie Henry for students at Six Nations Polytechnic. This 78-minute audiocassette consists of 347 phrases. Each word or phrase is spoken in English and clearly repeated twice in Cayuga. Students will find some of the phrases are complete sentences. For example questions and replies are often a single word when spoken in Cayuga. This professionally recorded audiocassette is a valuable learning tool for beginners or fluent speakers. Recommended for anyone learning or teaching Cayuga.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the distributor Tshe Niyawe:oh Ne? One Tshaohweja:deh - Creation Story, Cayuga Language is a condensed version of the Iroquois Creation Story told in Cayuga with English translation. This story begins on Earth with the contest between the Twins. The key points of this version relate to the creation of animals, the establishment of the ceremonies and clans. Jacob E. Thomas from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in Ontario recorded the story in Cayuga.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Thanksgiving Address Ohedo: Gaihwade:goh Ganoho:nyoh Cayuga is one of the key speeches of the Six Nations Iroquois. The Thanksgiving Address is given to open and close social and religious gatherings in traditional Iroquois communities. The Address varies in length and detail according to each speaker. Chief Jacob Thomas recorded this short version of the speech in 1993. He also prepared the text in Cayuga with interlinear English translation.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from Goodminds.com Ganohonyohk Thanksgiving Address is the opening speech given at all Iroquoian events. G. Marjorie Henry prepared this 16-minute audiocassette that includes the Short Version, the Farewell, and the Long Version of the Thanksgiving Address in Cayuga. Each speech is clearly spoken and follows the text in the Ganohonyohk Our Being Ogweho:weh book. Cayuga Immersion Language students begin learning this essential Speech at the Kindergarten level.
The Longhouse People film was originally released in 1951 and remains a classic account of the traditional spirituality at Six Nations of the Grand River. It focuses on the lives of selected members of the Sour Springs Longhouse as well as other community members. Charles Cooke originally from Kanehsatake (later moved to Wahta) assisted Allan Wargon in 1950 in the production of the Longhouse People short documentary. The participants of the film show a healing ceremony for a Chief and later a part of the ceremony for raising up a new Chief.
Living Culture, Living Voices DVD features the storytelling traditions of the Six Nations Iroquois. The DVD contains 6 traditional stories including Maid of the Mist, Three Sisters, Basswood Tree Spirit, Eagle Dancer, Mother of the Nations, and Tadodaho. Dr. Percey Abrams hosts this 30-minute video that focuses on the sculptures of Joseph Jacobs and the storytelling abilities of Eli Rickard.