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From Peace and Unity: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Flag

Illustration of purple flag for the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

The Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory flag is an emblem of peace and unity and draws attention to the importance of civic affairs.

The Tyendinaga flag depicts a silver chain and circle enveloping an eagle. The colours of our flag are the colours of wampum beads–the white is an emblem of peace, and the purple an emblem of civic affairs. The eagle watches over the nation and warns of danger, and the silver chain represents the relationship between the Haudenosaunee and Europeans. This relationship is strong, pure and untarnished, like a silver chain. But it’s important to polish the chain continuously to ...