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History of Native American Land Rights in Upstate New York (Paperback) (Cindy Amrhein)
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A complex and troubled history defines the borders of upstate New York beyond the physical boundaries of its rivers and lakes. The United States and the state were often deceptive in their territory negotiations with the Iroquois Six Nations. Amidst the growing quest for more land among settlers and then fledgling Americans, the Indian nations attempted to maintain their autonomy. Yet state land continued to encroach the Six Nations. Local historian Cindy Amrhein takes a close and critical view of these transactions. Evidence of dubious deals, bribes, faulty surveys and coerced signatures may help explain why many of the Nations now feel they were cheated out of their territory.
Number of Pages: 206
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Native American, USA / State + Local / Middle Atlantic
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Cindy Amrhein
Street Date: March 14, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-3782
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