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Tag: "Iroquois"

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Hamilton, Smith, and the Turning Stone Casino

Hamilton, Smith, and the Turning Stone Casino

My daughter and I were honored to attend the first annual colloquium sponsored by the Alexander Hamilton Institute of Clinton, NY. The banquet and speeches were held at the illustrious Turning Stone Casino, run by the Oneida Indian Nation. It was a AMAZING experience.

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The Shako:wi Oneida Indian Cultural Center

The Shako:wi Oneida Indian Cultural Center

The Shako:wi Cultural Center is the wonderful (and free) museum run by the Oneida Indian Nation. What a great place to visit! It was quite an educational experience.

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New York's Mohawk Valley

New York’s Mohawk Valley

The Mohawk Valley used to be called the Gateway to the West because it was the only navigable route to the western frontier of the United States, until the railroads were built in the late 1800s. It’s a lowland of fertile hills and abundant waters, and political turmoil. But it’s a beautiful place.