It has been 238 years since Mohawks made their way across the Niagara River and came to settle along the banks of the Grand River. It took years to force an agreement with the British so by the time they arrived they were weary and anxious for the new homelands. Lands they and their descendants would own and settle on in perpetuity. Since then the community of Six Nations grew up on its lands and today almost 30,000 people live at Six Nations or in surrounding towns and cities that grew up on unsurrendered Six Nations lands along with the neighbouring Mississaugas who homelessness brought them to live among the Six Nations. History of the community has been blighted with interference from first the British and then the country of
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