This factsheet explores the complexities of Kahnawà:ke Mohawk sovereignty in regards to the fraught past and present relationship between Indigenous and settler societies. The factsheet explores nation-building narratives and Audra Simpson's politics of refusal as a politics which asserts and maintains political sovereignty through ongoing settler colonialism.
Simpson, A. (2014). “Ethnographic Refusal: Anthropological Need.” Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States. pp. 95-114. DOI: https://doi.org/10/1215/9790822376781