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2005-06-28 22:34:18

By Linda Prospero NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York State will not have to pay$248 million in land claims to the Cayuga Indian Nation of NewYork and the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma, a U.S. AppealsCourt said on Tuesday, reversing an earlier decision by afederal district court.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.