Six Strings

Preceded by Exploring the Treaty Relationship and precedes We Are Still Here. On June 10th 1800, a bitter dispute between rival factions within the Mohawk Village on the Bay of Quinte escalated into violence and the bloody murder of a father and his son, with others critically wounded.

Based on the actual transcript of the nine day Mohawk Council Six Strings highlights the testimonies of witnesses to the murders offering a unique glimpse into the lives of the Mohawk people and their complex interactions with the changing world around them. As the investigation unfolds what is revealed is a sophisticated system of traditional justice and a people that embraced reconciliation and forgiveness with the custom of condolence and commitment to move forward. Availability – In Person Only


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