Oren Lyons, Onondaga Leader

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(November 12, 2016. Syracuse, NY)

A.on the gathering at Onondaga Lake (1000 A.D.) and the principles of the Iroquois Confederacy (Six Nations: Mohawk, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, Tuscarora); and on matrilineal kinship and governance

B. on participating in the drafting and passing of the Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples at United Nations; opposition by U.S. government

 photo: of portrait by Robert Shetterly, exhibit: Americans Who Tell the Truth

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