AuthorAmrhein, Cindy, author.
TitleA history of Native American land rights in upstate New York / Cindy Amrhein.
PublishedCharleston, SC : The History Press, 2016.
Description206 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN9781626199316 (pbk.)
ISBN1626199310 (pbk.)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages189-197) and index.
Formatted NoteContents: Part I. The treaties between the St. Regis Indians and the State of New York, 1816-1845. The Macomb Purchase -- The treaties of 1816 and 1818 -- The treaties of 1824 -- The 144 acres of mostly water -- The Treaty of 1825 -- The Treaty of 1845 : the Grassy Meadows -- Part II. The Seneca lands and Mary Jemison. Lead up to the Canandaigua Treaty -- The Treaty at Big Tree and Mary Jemison -- Part III. The removal Treaty of 1838. Overview -- Eleazer Williams's involvement in the treaties -- The mindset and strategy of the United States -- The motives behind the 1838 treaty -- Treaty changes and bribes -- The provisions for the New York Indians -- Heading for Kansas -- The Tonawanda Senecas keep their territory -- The thirty-two people left in Kansas -- Request of the New York Indians from Kansas -- The Kansas New York Indians land claim -- The final chapter : what about the money and stocks?
Acq. Note SourcePurchase; The Steve Fund, 2016.
SubjectsIndians of North America -- Claims.
Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- Claims.
Iroquois Indians.
Iroquois Indians -- Land tenure.
Iroquois Indians -- Land tenure -- New York (State)
Land tenure -- New York (State)
Native Americans -- Claims -- New York (State)
New York (State)
Electronic Res.Contributor biographical information
Electronic Res.Publisher description
LC Card Number2015-955229
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: E 78 N7 A527 2016
CA-1602094: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
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