Published on February 14 2013
Sakoieta comes originally from the Adirondack Mountains of Upper State, New York. He is of Mohawk ancestry. His clan is Okwaho (Wolf). He is the second – oldest in a family of eight. He resides at Six Nations of the Grand River Iroquois Territory in Ontario with his partner D. “Tewentahawitha” Antone, Oneida Nation of the Thames, Turtle Clan, and is the father of six children, the grandfather of twenty one grandchildren and great grandfather to one. He is a singer with the Old Mush Traditional Men’s Iroquois Singing Society and a member of the Kanienkehá:ka Kanónh:ses Mohawk Longhouse at Six Nations Rez. He is in the process of completing a Masters degree at Brock University as well as teaches classes for the ABST programs and is an internationally recognized Mohawk Elder who constantly speaks on Iroquoian culture, language and customs through out the U.S., Canada and the world.