Kaswentha / by Paul Williams and Curtis Nelson.: Z1-1991/1-41-114E-PDF

"This paper follows the chronology of Haudenosaunee treaty making from the Dish with One Spoon, a pre-Columbian treaty, through the Kaswentha or Two Row Wampum Treaty of 1664, which separated criminal jurisdiction between the Confederacy and the Crown, to a number of other important transactions, ending in the near-treaty of the fall of 1990. … The fourth part of the paper chronicles what the government of Canada has done with respect to the Crown's relationship with the Haudenosaunee"--Executive summary.

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Department/Agency Canada. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, issuing body.
Title Kaswentha / by Paul Williams and Curtis Nelson.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Kaswentha.
"Paper prepared as part of the Research Program of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples."
Publishing information [Ottawa] : [Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples], January 1995.
Author / Contributor Williams, Paul C., author.
Nelson, Curtis, author.
Description 1 online resource (362 unnumbered pages)
Catalogue number
  • Z1-1991/1-41-114E-PDF
Subject terms First Nations -- Canada -- Treaties.
First Nations -- Canada -- Claims.
First Nations -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
First Nations -- Canada -- Government relations.
Iroquois law.
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