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Jake Swamp dies at 68
MASSENA, N.Y. – Jake Swamp, the Haudenosaunee elder statesman, has died.

Swamp, a member of the Wolf Clan whose Mohawk name “Tekaronhianeken” means “where two skies come together,” passed away unexpectedly the morning of Oct. 15 at Massena Memorial Hospital in Massena, N.Y. He was 68.

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