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Honorable nations : the Seneca's land rights.

Author: W S Merwin; David Steward; Chana Gazit; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, [1993?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 99 years, the residents of Salamanca, N.Y. have rented the land under their homes for an average of $1.00 a year from the Seneca Indians, under the terms of a lease imposed by Congress. Now the lease is about to expire. This film is about the conflict of the survival of the town and justice for the Senecas.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Claims
History
Treaties
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: W S Merwin; David Steward; Chana Gazit; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 28738524
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Originally broadcast on the television series: Point of view.
Credits: Produced and written by Chana Gazit, David Steward ; photographer/editor: David Steward.
Performer(s): Narrator: W.S. Merwin.
Description: 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Seneca's land rights
POV (Television program)

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For 99 years, the residents of Salamanca, N.Y. have rented the land under their homes for an average of $1.00 a year from the Seneca Indians, under the terms of a lease imposed by Congress. Now the lease is about to expire. This film is about the conflict of the survival of the town and justice for the Senecas.

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