|Ironworkers of Local 440. "The Mohawk ironworkers span six generations |
building America's skyscrapers for 120 years."
Image Courtesy of Indian Country Today.
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."
For more information,
- St. Regis Mohawk Tribe
- Mohawk Council of Kahnawake
- Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
- Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation
- Wahta Mohawks
- Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians
- Historica Canada
- Mohawk Culture and History
- The Mohawk Valley Wiki
This list is by no means complete and links are, as always, subject to change.