Fighting for the right to participate in the UN

Kenneth Deer is no stranger to the workings of the United Nations (UN). Starting as a member of the Working Group on Indigenous Peoples in 1987, and later playing a role in drafting the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Deer is intimately familiar with this international organization and

Mohawk Nation greets Secretary General of United Nations

Members of the Mohawk Nation met the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Montreal. (Courtesy Kenneth Deer) By: Darian Jacobs, The Eastern Door [apss_share] A group of representatives of the Mohawk Nation and Secretary General for the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon met February 13 in Montreal for a welcoming and conversation on