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2012-02-28 15:28:00

Onondaga Nation seeks justice and honoring of treaties despite courts, Doctrine of Discovery WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Onondaga Nation's lawyers filed the appeal of the 2010 dismissal of their Land Rights Action to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City today, but Onondaga and other Haudenosaunee leaders chose Washington D.C. to announce the filing, bringing with them the original wampum belt U.S. President George Washington commissioned...

2012-02-27 08:43:00

Onondaga Nation seeks justice and honoring of treaties despite courts, Doctrine of Discovery WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 28, 2012, Onondaga Nation and other Haudenosaunee leaders will bring to Washington D.C. the wampum belt U.S. President George Washington commissioned for the Haudenosaunee to commemorate the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua. They will use it to remind the American government and people of their treaty obligations, which have yet to...