Christ Church, built 1843, in Tyendinega Mohawk Territory.
A historic plaque on the site:
The renowned Mohawk chief, orator and physician is buried in this churchyard. Born on the Grand River Reservation, he attended the Universities of Toronto and Oxford. At the age of twenty, he was selected by the Six Nations to present official greetings to the visiting Prince of Wales, In 1871 he was a member of Canada's first Wimbledon rifle team and in 1874 became President of the Grand Council of Canadian Chiefs. Oronhyatekha was largely responsible for the successful organization of the Independent Order of Foresters.
Erected by the Ontario Archeological and Historic Sites Board.
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“A man is accepted into church for what he believes and turned out for what he knows.”
“I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious theories of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.”
“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect, had intended for us to forgo their use.”
“We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.”
Q: Do you believe in God?
A: Yes. His name is Clive Davis, and he’s the head of my record company.
Q: How important is your Judaism to you?
A: It isn’t. My humanism is.
Interview with Barry Manilow in The Independent, November 18, 1998.