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Oshweken - Southwestern Ontario
Six Nation Reserve (near Brantford, Caledonia and Hagersville). Photo © Mark Visser

Oshweken in the Mohawk language

Tower Information
Location: 4th Line. Signage: Oshweken. Built: Height: Capacity:
Reserve Information
Six Nations of the Grand River Territory is the largest populated First Nation in Canada with a population of 21,875 as of December 31, 2003. Six Nations is home to peoples who belong to six different nations – the Mohawk, Cayuga, Tuscarora, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca. These peoples were granted lands under the Haldimand Proclamation of October 1784, extending from the mouth of the Grand River at Lake Erie to the head, 9.65 km's (six miles) from each side of the river, consisting of 384,452 hectares (950,000 acres). Today our members reside on 18,818 hectares (46,500 acres) of the original tract. The Six Nations community is situated in southern Ontario near Brantford, Caledonia and Hagersville. Compilation
Area information.
Ohsweken Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt oval raceway located in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Races are held on Friday nights with regular events that include bombers, ministocks, thunder stocks, and 360 Sprint Car classes. The speedway also plays host to the ASCS Patriot Sprint Group, ASCS Sprints on Dirt, Empire Super Sprints, Southern Ontario Sprints, World of Oultaw Sprint Cars and the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway was a former member of Dirtcar and had the Dirtcar Sportsman class as its headliner, but changed to 360 Sprint Cars for the 2008 Season.
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