Red Jacket, Seneca Sachem

May 17, 2013 admin 0

In 1830 Red Jacket, the most famous Seneca orator, died in New York at the age of 74. Seneca writer, historian, and archaeologist Arthur Caswell […]

Reclaiming Mohawk Land

April 3, 2012 admin 0

The history of Indian nations within the United States has been one of loss of Indian land and sovereignty. There have been some attempts to […]

The Governor Kieft War

The Governor Kieft War

May 27, 2011 admin 0

In 1639, the Dutch West India Company resolved to exact tribute from local Indians around New Amsterdam, stating that these Indians were under Dutch protection. […]

The Dutch and the Indians

May 14, 2011 admin 1

The Dutch, whose presence in North America was not of long duration (about 40 years), were interested primarily in trade and viewed Indians as something […]

Justice Denied in the 1870s

Indian Justice in New York

December 14, 2010 admin 0

( – promoted by navajo) When one person kills another, it is often considered to be murder and certain legal sanctions can be brought against […]