Mohawk Kahentinetha Horn Beaten and Hospitalized at Border

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Subject: [Jericho Boston] Mohawk Kahentinetha Horn beaten and hospitalized
at border
Date:    Wed, June 18, 2008 5:57 pm

Mohawk Kahentinetha Horn beaten and hospitalized at border

Posted by
Norrell – June 16, 2008 at 9:36 pm

By Brenda Norrell

Kahentinetha Horn, publisher of Mohawk Nation News, was beaten by
special forces at the US/Canadian border. Kahentinetha suffered a
heart attack and is currently hospitalized in Canada. Katenies, who
was accompanying her, was taken to prison at an undisclosed location.
Please read the following message, which has been confirmed as true,
and contact the leaders of Canada and demand both women be released
and justice served to the perpetrators.

Kahentinetha’s articles on sovereignty, mining on Indigenous lands,
corruption and border rights have made her a priority target of the
Canadian government for assassination. While on the Arizona border in
November, at the Indigenous Border Summit of the Americas II, she
challenged the Tohono O’odham Nation’s incarceration of Indigenous
migrants in the outdoor “cage,” construction of the border vehicle
barrier through the ceremonial route and the digging up of O’odham
ancestors for the border wall by the contractor Boeing.

As the borders were increasingly militarized by Homeland Security and
Canadian corporations increasingly seized Indigenous Peoples lands
for mining, Kahentinetha and Katenies, were targeted with death threats.

Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:42 pm Post subject: Kahentinetha Horn,
Katenies attacked at the border!

Monday, June 16, 2008

Mohawk Elder and Grandmother, Kahentinetha Horn suffered a heart
attack, Saturday, June 14, 2008 during a vicious, unprovoked assault
by OPP and border agents at Cornwall, in Akwesasne community. She had
been beaten and handcuffed when she collapsed. Earlier when she was
pulled over, Kahentinetha immediately contacted her brother, a
lawyer, on her cellphone. The entire incident was being filmed as her
brother rushed to the scene just in time to call an ambulance for her.

Meanwhile, Elder and Grandmother Katenies of Akwesasne was beaten and
taken prisoner to an as yet undisclosed location. We are very
concerned about her safety. We demand to know of her whereabouts and
that she be> released immediately. A few months ago, Julian Fantino
put out the word, warning Kahentinetha not to set foot in Ontario or
else. She is the publisher of MNN and regular internet reports that
are very critical of police and government actions toward Indigenous
people. Her articles often clearly state the legalities/realities of
the situation that Canada is a corporation plundering unceded Turtle
Island. The land and resources belong to the Ongwehoneh people.
Canada’s huge debt to us will bankrupt them forever.

The other day, while Stephen Harper was making a public apology to
Indigenous for the crimes of the residential schools, he was also
preparing to send the army in at 6 nations. Brantford city mayor has
requested it, stating his city police cannot handle another “Mohawk
uprising”, in other words, peaceful protests against housing
development where non resident, non Natives attack the protesters
while the police watch. The Ontario Conservatives call for military
intervention every day. On Saturday, border agents were pulling over
every Native person. Kahentinetha and Katenies were traveling in
Akwesasne in the course of their regular activities and were caught
up in the dragnet. Did Fantino set up a trap for the two outspoken,
Mohawk grandmothers? We suspect that Kahentinetha would have been
killed at a secret location had she not had a heart attack and been
taken to hospital. Immediately following this incident, many Mohawks
and supporters started to gather at Akwesasne. Kahentinetha and
Katenies’ attackers want them to accept being Canadian or else they
will kill them and anyone else who resists colonization. This low
level warfare is playing out on the “border” between Canada and the
US, an imaginary line drawn right through the Mohawk community of
Akwesasne and through Haudenosaunee territory which is a vast area on
BOTH sides of the Great Lakes. This Great Lakes area is also a
proposed center for the NWO. Many military plans are underway
including nuclear submarines in the Great Lakes and JTF2, Aerospace
Warfare Center and NATO FOB (Forward Operating> Base) at a new base
being built at Trenton, near Tyendinaga Mohawk community. Tyendinaga
was attacked by OPP/SWAT in April when Mohawks protested housing
development there. If Canadians are so damned sorry about the abuse
of Native people, why is this still happening? Why do people remain
silent when Mohawk elders and grandmothers are attacked like this? We
are under constant surveillance> and threats and attacks while our
land continues to be plundered and pillaged. Was this a failed
assassination attempt ordered by Julian> Fantino, commissioner of OPP
and head of the biggest gang in the area? We must demand answers and
get answers. This attempted genocide must cease. We will never give
up.>> Call or write to politicians, media, action lists including
international. Get the word out now!!! K….. will be speaking with
Kevin Annett on live radio today at 4:30 pm – Montreal time. –
Iakoha’ko:waSharbot Lake, Haudenosaunee Territory

Update: Kahentinetha Horn – Mohawk Grandmothers Attacked at Canada-US
Border Crossing June 16, 2008 1pm

Kahentinetha Horn has been transferred to an Ottawa hospital while
the whereabouts of Katenies remain unknown. Outrage is growing in
Indian country. Who will be next in the roundups? There is no doubt
that this incident ‘an attempt to take a human life’, of Kahentinetha
Horn – makes the false apology given by the Harper government to
Native peoples for past tortures and maltreatment completely null and void.

Token drugstore Indians like Phil Fontaine paraded around on TV to
receive this apology are all on government payrolls. They represent
and speak for no one but the government. It shows the hypocrisy
insidiously embedded in the Harper government.This incident was not
carried out by regular border patrol personnel. It was carried out by
a team of professionals who are installed at this particular border
crossing for the sole purpose of apprehending Miss Horn and doing
away with her permanently.

Behaviours and actions like this only come about when ordered and
sanctioned by the highest levels of Harper’s government and CSIS.
This attempt on Miss Horn’s life failed this time, but we are
confident that Harper, CSIS and Fantino will continue in their
efforts to silence Ms Horn forever. This attempt is just a variation
of extraordinary rendition where one is whisked away to an
undisclosed location, tortured and later found dead in a ditch somewhere.

Karakwine will be speaking with Kevin Annett on live radio today at
4:30 pm Montreal time. Stop the Genocide. Speak out while you still
can!!! – Iakoha’ko:waSharbot Lake, Haudenosaunee Territory



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