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Open Letter to The Corporation of the City of Brantford and Council


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Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 8:23 PM


To: cfriel@brantford.ca, larrykings@brantford.ca, rickweaver@brantford.ca, johnutley@brantford.ca, johnsless@brantford.ca,
danmccreary@brantford.ca, gregmartin@brantford.ca, richardcarpenter@brantford.ca, cherylantoski@brantford.ca,
davidneumann@brantford.ca, brianvantilborg@brantford.ca, dlee@brantford.ca, darryllee@brantford.ca
Cc: office@pentortoise.com, "Jonathan Garlow (Two Row)" <tworowtimes@gmail.com>, BTFD News
<btfdnews@gmail.com>, HRNABrantford Six Nations Domain <hrnabrantford@gmail.com>, Chrystia.Freeland@parl.gc.ca

Dear Mayor and Council.

Please find the attached letter and link to the published version of the letter.

http://pentortoise.com/news/open-letter-to-the-corporation-of-the-city-of-brantford-and-council/

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

Open Letter to The Corporation of the City of Brantford and Council.pdf


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Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 7:34 AM


To: Chris Friel <cfriel@brantford.ca>, larrykings@brantford.ca, rickweaver@brantford.ca, johnutley@brantford.ca,
johnsless@brantford.ca, danmccreary@brantford.ca, gregmartin@brantford.ca, richardcarpenter@brantford.ca,
cherylantoski@brantford.ca, davidneumann@brantford.ca, brianvantilborg@brantford.ca, dlee@brantford.ca,
darryllee@brantford.ca

Please confirm receipt of this email. This letter will also be published in the Two Row Times on July 26th, 2017.

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 6:23 PM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Mayor and Council.

Please find the attached letter and link to the published version of the letter.

http://pentortoise.com/news/open-letter-to-the-corporation-of-the-city-of-brantford-and-council/

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

Greg Martin <GregMartin@brantford.ca> Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 6:34 AM


To: Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com>
Cc: Chris Friel <CFriel@brantford.ca>, Larry Kings <LarryKings@brantford.ca>, Rick Weaver <RickWeaver@brantford.ca>,
John Utley <JohnUtley@brantford.ca>, John Sless <JohnSless@brantford.ca>, Dan McCreary
<DanMcCreary@brantford.ca>, Richard Carpenter <RichardCarpenter@brantford.ca>, Cheryl Antoski
<CherylAntoski@brantford.ca>, David Neumann <davidneumann@brantford.ca>, Brian VanTilborg
<BrianVanTilborg@brantford.ca>, Darryl Lee <DLee@brantford.ca>

Mr. Doolittle, the City of Brantford levies property taxes on property owners regardless of nationality, if you purchase
property in Brantford you will be taxed as a property owner the same as any Canadian, American, German, Mohawk, or
any other nationality.
I hope this helps you better understand our tax system.
Greg
Sent from my iPad

On Jul 20, 2017, at 8:34 AM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:

Please confirm receipt of this email. This letter will also be published in the Two Row Times on July 26th,
2017.

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 6:23 PM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Mayor and Council.

Please find the attached letter and link to the published version of the letter.

http://pentortoise.com/news/open-letter-to-the-corporation-of-the-city-of-brantford-and-council/

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

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Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 9:28 AM


To: Greg Martin <GregMartin@brantford.ca>

To be clear it is another false presumption on your part that I am to be addressed as "Mister" or related to any British-
Colonial rank and file system.

Thank you for your reply which in total is empty and meaningless, however the onus is on you to prove your claim.

Mr Martin and others, please provide evidence as proof that the taxation or levies are lawfully applied (and How) to the
Mohawk as you claim "regardless of nationality" which is a very arbitrary statement and lends to my points.

Your hopes that I understand the tax system further is confusing because you either ignored or forgot to include any
evidence how the property tax is lawfully applied to "Canadian, American, German, Mohawk, or any other nationality."

Currently the property on Gilkonson street, that was willed to the Mohawk People is a great place to start your research
on how you lawfully represent that property (tax) and people.

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 4:34 AM, Greg Martin <GregMartin@brantford.ca> wrote:
Mr. Doolittle, the City of Brantford levies property taxes on property owners regardless of nationality, if you purchase
property in Brantford you will be taxed as a property owner the same as any Canadian, American, German, Mohawk, or
any other nationality.
I hope this helps you better understand our tax system.
Greg
Sent from my iPad

On Jul 20, 2017, at 8:34 AM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:


Please confirm receipt of this email. This letter will also be published in the Two Row Times on July 26th,
2017.

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 6:23 PM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Mayor and Council.

Please find the attached letter and link to the published version of the letter.

http://pentortoise.com/news/open-letter-to-the-corporation-of-the-city-of-brantford-and-council/

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

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Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 9:28 AM


To: Greg Martin <GregMartin@brantford.ca>
Cc: Chris Friel <CFriel@brantford.ca>, Larry Kings <LarryKings@brantford.ca>, Rick Weaver <RickWeaver@brantford.ca>,
John Utley <JohnUtley@brantford.ca>, John Sless <JohnSless@brantford.ca>, Dan McCreary
<DanMcCreary@brantford.ca>, Richard Carpenter <RichardCarpenter@brantford.ca>, Cheryl Antoski
<CherylAntoski@brantford.ca>, David Neumann <davidneumann@brantford.ca>, Brian VanTilborg
<BrianVanTilborg@brantford.ca>, Darryl Lee <DLee@brantford.ca>

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From: Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 7:28 AM
Subject: Re: Open Letter to The Corporation of the City of Brantford and Council
To: Greg Martin <GregMartin@brantford.ca>

To be clear it is another false presumption on your part that I am to be addressed as "Mister" or related to any British-
Colonial rank and file system.

Thank you for your reply which in total is empty and meaningless, however the onus is on you to prove your claim.

Mr Martin and others, please provide evidence as proof that the taxation or levies are lawfully applied (and How) to the
Mohawk as you claim "regardless of nationality" which is a very arbitrary statement and lends to my points.

Your hopes that I understand the tax system further is confusing because you either ignored or forgot to include any
evidence how the property tax is lawfully applied to "Canadian, American, German, Mohawk, or any other nationality."

Currently the property on Gilkonson street, that was willed to the Mohawk People is a great place to start your research
on how you lawfully represent that property (tax) and people.

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 4:34 AM, Greg Martin <GregMartin@brantford.ca> wrote:
Mr. Doolittle, the City of Brantford levies property taxes on property owners regardless of nationality, if you purchase
property in Brantford you will be taxed as a property owner the same as any Canadian, American, German, Mohawk, or
any other nationality.
I hope this helps you better understand our tax system.
Greg
Sent from my iPad

On Jul 20, 2017, at 8:34 AM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:

Please confirm receipt of this email. This letter will also be published in the Two Row Times on July 26th,
2017.

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 6:23 PM, Benjamin Doolittle <doolittb@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Mayor and Council.

Please find the attached letter and link to the published version of the letter.

http://pentortoise.com/news/open-letter-to-the-corporation-of-the-city-of-brantford-and-council/

Benjamin Doolittle
doolittb@gmail.com

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Corporation of the City of Brantford.
To: The Corporation of the City of Brantford, Council, Mayor, and Department Staff.

July 19, 2017

Dear Council and Mayor et al., “you”, your” In all your Capacities.

First and Foremost, According to the Universal Declaration on Human Rights in part Article 15: Right to a
nationality: Everyone has the right to a nationality. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality
nor denied the right to change his nationality. Article 17: Right to own property: Everyone has the right
to own property alone as well as in association with others. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his
property.

As you may be aware I am of the Mohawk Nation of Peoples. I am NOT a Canadian Citizen or subsidiary
thereof.

In recent decades “Mohawk-British” treaty rights to certain enjoyments have been erroneously limited
to hunting and fishing as so-called aboriginal inherent right, however in recent years’ c2014 (Hamilton
Health Sciences Corporation V. D.H) the Canadian courts have ruled that Mohawk rights must include all
elements that are integral to the sustainability of a culture. These cultural pursuits typically include the
well understood elements: SOCIAL ORGANIZATION, CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS, RELIGION, LANGUAGE,
ARTS AND LITERATURE, FORMS OF GOVERNMENT and ECONOMIC SYSTEMS.

I intend to buy and liberate real-property in Brantford, and prior to any purchase I want to be fully
informed of all representational claims or full disclosure of taxation demands, this will help me better
understand the nature of Brantford Councils reach of representation, and most importantly how an
unconstitutional entity such as the Corporation of the City of Brantford is lawfully taxing or regulating
Members of the Mohawk Nation. Without evidence (e.g. Treaty, Royal Sign Manual, Letters Patent) that
you have the Authority to represent, Tax or otherwise Lien the individual Mohawk Member and which
by extension includes all Mohawk Peoples and their Property, your claim of right to collect property tax
from the Mohawk is ambiguous to say the least. Given that there is no true mechanism to identify
between a Mohawk and a Canadian beyond his own assertions is not your license to take advantage of
that ambiguity, for the Canadian he may have the right to choose his nationality, however The Mohawk
are entered into his nation and fraternity by birth and has no choice in the matter.

The Ambiguity that exists must be cleared before your council can continue to pretend or officially
represent the Mohawk Peoples and even so-called Brantford Citizens. Until this ambiguity is cleared, you
as an unelected representative for the Mohawk Nation of Peoples must be seen as A trustee de son tort
is a person who may be regarded as owing fiduciary duties by a course of conduct that amounts to a
wrong, or a tort. Accordingly, a trustee de son tort is not a person who is formally appointed as a
trustee, but one who assumes such a role, and then cannot be heard to argue that he did not owe
fiduciary duties. Which further means you are personally liable for anything NOT mandated to you.
(Acting outside your office; where the public safety hazard bond or insurance does not apply)

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The Ambiguity can be cleared with a simple yes or no, to this question “Can you as a Municipal Council
Represent the Mohawk Peoples?” If yes then How? During his most recent and successful campaign to
become elected to city council, Dave Neumann, and whom I wrote a letter to the Two Row Times
describing the meeting at my property. Dave agreed at that time that he could not represent the
Mohawk People, and quite interestingly as he explained that he ultimately represented not the people
but the Properties itself. https://tworowtimes.com/news/local/represents-asks-mohawk-man/

Air Canada v. M & L Travel Ltd

"...a trustee de son tort will not be personally liable simply for the assumption of the
duties of a trustee, but only if he or she commits a breach of trust while acting as a
trustee." The trustee de son tort will therefore be personally liable if he acts in a way
which would constitute a breach of trust for a properly appointed trustee.

The trustee de son tort is treated as a properly appointed trustee from the moment she takes
possession of the trust property and starts to administer it, knowing or constructively knowing
that it is trust property. As the English House of Lords recently said:

"...we would do better today to describe such persons as de facto trustees. In their
relations with the beneficiaries they are treated in every respect as if they had been duly
appointed. They are true trustees and are fully subject to fiduciary obligations. Their
liability is strict; it does not depend on dishonesty."

Although the hallmark of the trustee de son tort is that he has no proper authority as trustee,
the trustee need not be acting dishonestly. In actual fact, most trustees who find themselves in
this position are well-intentioned.

Although perhaps your efforts are well-intentioned, until you can provide proof that you have been
granted the Lawful Authority to represent or tax the Mohawk Peoples, your direct interference of our
life-blood (land use, treaty, currency and self-representation etc:.) is Anti-Peace and contrary to
international law and norms.

Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, World Conference on Human Rights 14-25 June
1993 (UN General Assembly) A/CONF.157/23 Art.2: “All people have a right to self-
determination”.

Article 1, 3 and 4 inclusive with Preamble of the United Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous
(UNGR) A/RES 61/295 2 October 2007 applies to all People not just indigenous people on the
basis that indigenous people are equal to all other people.

Preamble of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948: “Whereas recognition of the
inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is
the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” Article 1 States that “All human
beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Article 15 States that “Everyone has the

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right to a nationality. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the
right to change his nationality.”

UNGA Res 1514 (XV), Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and
People: “…respect for the sovereign rights of all people and their territorial integrity. (1) The
subjugation of peoples to alien subjugation domination and exploitation constitutes a denial
of fundamental human rights, is contrary to the Charter of the UN and is an impediment to
the promotion of World Peace and co-operation. […] The internal affairs of all peoples of all
states and respect for the sovereign rights of all peoples and their territorial integrity.”

UNGA Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on the Report of the Third Committee
(A/59/502). Universal Realization of the Right of the Peoples to Self Determination
A/RES/59/180 of 20th December 2004 [Welcomes]: “…the progressive exercise of the right to
self-determination by people under colonial, foreign or alien occupation and their emergence
into sovereign statehood and independence.”

General Assembly, twenty fifth Session, Resolution 2625 (XXV), Declaration on the principal of
International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Cooperation among states in accordance
with the Charter of the United Nations 1970: “…the establishment of the sovereign and
independent state, and the free association or integration with and independent state or the
emergence onto and other political status freely determined by the people constitute modes
of implementing the right of self-determination by that people.”

Un Doc A/Res/59/178, 74th plenary meeting, 20th December 2004: “…condemning any state
permitted … fighting against national liberation movements.”

UNGA Res 3201 (XXIX) UN Year Book, 1974, 402: “No state may use or encourage the use of
economic, political or any type of measure to coerce another state in order to obtain from it
the subordination of the exercise of its sovereign rights”.

Meaning, Force and violence cannot be used to subjugate a free people declaring Independence
by asserting their so called authority.

United Nations declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples A/RES/61/295 [2007] (not
“more equal to”, “less” equal to [or] “than all” but “equal [within the definition of equivalent]
to all other peoples.”

Meaning there is no get out clause every type of people or peoples is covered by this this. This is
not a granting of rights to Indigenous people, this is recognition of those rights. Because these
rights arise from natural law, not the positive law of mankind.

Objective of Uti Possidetis in Roman law was to preclude disturbing an existing state of
possession of immovable property in a dispute over possession between two individuals. Whilst
the maxim affirmed the right of the possessor to remain in possession, that right was only
temporary and provisional and thus uti possidetis did not confer permanent rights to the

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occupier. Thereby comporting the doctrine into International law also introduces non
permanence.

In 2012, at 91 Spring Street I owned and occupied the Property therewith. The City of Brantford
registered a tax claim and lien against my property after I questioned the validity and arbitrary nature of
the property tax. I informed the City through mail and email, calls and meetings that I wanted proof of
their Authority to Tax, or lien on my Property and that I was a Mohawk and I was formally protesting
and began liberating the property, I received one reply by email from Ward Councilor Richard Carpenter
that read in total “That’s Funny stuff”. A second response from Ward Councilor Jan Vanderstelt said in
part that he would enforce his sphere of influence, and that I was attempting to assassinate his
character, when I was only asking for proof of delegation of authority. Jan later came to my property
where I asked him if he was there in his official capacity, he said now that’s a tough question to answer.
At that time he was on his Vacation from council duties. He then put his massive finger is my face and he
stated that are now on dangerous territory. I then wrote a petition to my estate executor and a WRIT OF
QUO WARRANTO was ISSUED to the City of Brantford, the City did not respond to the Writ. The end
result was not friendly or peaceful; after many attempts to evict me and my children the Brantford
Police without Warrant assisted the Sherriff to deprive me of my property they furnished a court order
that had a hand written items that stated the police shall assist the sheriff in the jurisdiction where the
house is situated. The month leading up to this event we had requested from all levels of Canadian
government to provide evidence that We the Mohawk are under Canadian or your jurisdiction,
especially when We own property that happens to be land along the Grand River or other Traditional
camping grounds or villages, land which City of Brantford itself admits it may not have an interest in.
During the police raid I phoned 911 to have the OPP respond to the calamity. I requested that the 911
operator send the OPP; at that time had adopted the DUDLEY GEORGE INQUIERY RECOMMENDATIONS,
however the operator told me that the Brantford police where already there and the OPP would not be
contacted, with my children in the house the Sheriff and Police smashed every door to the property.
Once in the Property the Sheriff ran to the Mohawk Flag in my front window and exclaimed I won’t need
this anymore, as he retrieved the flag he proceeded to step on my son that was hiding beneath a
blanket. I understand that not long after this incident that the Brantford police then adopted the Dudley
George Inquiry Recommendations. (Video footage can be acquired by the police and by me)

This not only happened to me as a member of the Mohawk Nation, it happened to my children and my
children’s mother who is also my free associate whom has been presumed by Canada to be a member of
the Canadian society, whose Charter of Rights and Freedoms namely section 2 and 7 where most
egregiously ignored and violated while actively protecting her children, herself, me, her beliefs and her
property.

Now, having time to rebuild my mental focus and, recover from that financial crippling and trauma. I
want answers. I want a full investigation into what happened that day, months’ and years, and any and
all unjust enrichments be restored to the Benjamin (Douglas) Doolittle estate.

Although Property Tax may be your only lifeblood, it cannot come from the veins of the Mohawk. Our
ancestors have been bled so that we don’t have to. It is also well understood by the Canadian and U.S.

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Governments that the Mohawk is a distinct nation and exempt from compulsory enlistment or
conscription, this must include financing those ends, Taxation is not only morally wrong, it is outright
violence and exactly why the GREAT PEACE was developed by the PEACEMAKER to end the claim of man
against his fellow man, to end slavery. I will not be forced to fund your colonial outposts, trespasses and
designations against our people; that is the very essence of the Jingoist. You have taken the Athenian
Oath to DO NO HARM. The days of willful ignorance have to end; to harm her Majesties allies is to harm
her Majesty.

As a Mohawk, and When I am outside your Canadian society and therefore free of its rules, this does not
mean there is no law. I do not claim the right to harm another human being, damage property, engage
in fraud or extortion or break contracts. I will follow the Law. I just won’t give statutes or by-law created
by governments the force of law. I achieve this by constructively denying consent to be governed.

Finally, When I buy or liberate real-property and The Corporation of the City of Brantford makes claim
that I have to pay taxes on demand, all this needs to be answered before you will in good faith and with
clean hands collect a lawful debt from me as a fraternal Member of the Mohawk Confederacy being
devised of nine autonomous Clan Families/Estates.

Sincerely,
Signed: Benjamin Douglas Allan Doolittle
Mohawk National, fraternity Sha’tekari:wate
Brantford, Grand River Country

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