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Mohawk Warrior Splitting the Sky Passes into Spirit World

Long-time warrior Dacajeweiah, “Splitting the Sky” (aka John Boncore and John Hill), of

Dacajeweiah, aka John Boncore or John Hill, passed away on March 13, 2013.

Dacajeweiah, aka John Boncore or John Hill, passed away on March 13, 2013.

the Mohawk nation, passed away on March 13, 2013, at his home in Adam’s Lake, BC.   Dacajewiah was a participant in the Attica prison rebellion of 1971, the occupation of Ganienkeh in 1974, as well as the armed standoff at Ts’Peten (Gustafsen Lake, BC) in 1995.  He was a member of the American Indian Movement and a spokesperson for both the Canadian Alliance in Solidarity with Native Peoples (CASNP) as well as the League of Indigenous Sovereign Nations (LISN). Read the rest of this entry