I’m a disciple of John Mohawk, a dearly departed Seneca philosopher and professor. He introduced me to the Great Law, a model for peacemaking and peacekeeping amongst warring nations—communities where there is a genuine divide. I’m simply going to quote his 2004 take on the Great Law from “The Warriors Who Turned To Peace” and hopefully start a conversation about how we can heal some intergenerational wounds and provide our children a new start.
Read the full article by Gyassi Ross at the Indian Country Today Media Network (07/14/2016).
Please also see the related paper, “Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Peacemaking Protocol,” a memo by Native American Rights Fund law clerk Olan Leimomi Morgan (2016).