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The Land You’re On: Acknowledging the Haudenosaunee

This Research Guide is a companion to the Sound Beat: Access Audio series "The Land You’re On: Acknowledging the Haudenosaunee".

The Map

A Special Collections map sparks a conversation about land speculation and a discussion of generational trauma. This episode is the first of three centered around items from the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries.

Peter and Gerrit Smith Map

The Revolutionary War and its Campaigns

The 17-year locust

Ephraim Webster and his land claim

Treaties made with the State of New York

[UPDATE]: Land Returned in 2022

Map of returned land