Kayanesenh Paul Williams has been involved in protecting and explaining Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe and Wabanaki land, environmental and cultural rights for forty years, as negotiator, lawyer and historian.
This expansive book illustrates the living nature of Haudenosaunee
law. Everyone interested in law's relationship to violence and
peace should read it. Haudenosaunee law has the power to change the
"Paul Williams' Kayanerenko: wa The Great Law of Peace is the most comprehensive writing on Haudenosaunee law that I have ever read. As we move forward and work towards implementing the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, works like this, will be an invaluable resource for engaging with Indigenous laws. Kayanerenko: wa The Great Law of Peace should be required reading in all Canadian law schools."--Sarah Morales