Monday, December 29, 2014

11 Things You Should Know About Mohawks

Ironworkers of Local 440. "The Mohawk ironworkers span six generations  building America's skyscrapers for 120 years."  Image Courtesy of Indian Country Today.
Ironworkers of Local 440. "The Mohawk ironworkers span six generations
building America's skyscrapers for 120 years."
Image Courtesy of Indian Country Today.
December 11, 2014.
Vincent Shilling, a correspondent for Indian Country Today, has written a brief article about eleven facts about the Mohawk which may not be commonly known.

"To throw a bit more confusion into the fire, Mohawk author and historian Darren Bonaparte says Mohawk isn’t a Mohawk word, because “M isn’t one of our letters.” Bonaparte says the hairstyle was originally Huron, yet old movies and Mohawk warrior paratroopers shaving their heads on D-Day inspired the namesake attached to the haircut."

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