When I think of what it requires to be a rotiane in the best sense, Chief Irv Powless exemplified this in every instance of his 88 years and for that I am grateful
Chief Irving Powless Jr., Daha‘tgatdohs, Beaver Clan Chief, established an enduring legacy for his exceptional kindness and command of traditional law.
Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.
I have been asked to give a deeper account of the history of this relationship as I’ve been told by Sioux and Haudenosaunee elders, so this is my humble effort to do that.
One of the most intriguing wampum belts of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy is one known by many names.
Lawrence Gabriel was supposed to compete a year ago but was critically injured when he subdued a gunman who shot a total of six people in Syracuse, New York.
The use of the drug violates tribal traditions, an attorney said.
The recently concluded World Indoor Lacrosse Championship has brought honor and pride to the Onondaga Nation and they deserved all of the allocates they received.
The Iroquois Nationals are secure in their position as the second best box lacrosse team in the world.
The World Indoor Lacrosse Championship held its opening ceremony before a sell out crowd of 7,000 plus at the Onondaga County War Memorial in Syracuse, New York
When the Onondaga Nation elected to host the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship it went all in.
Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.
The story of the Haudenosaunee people will be featured more prominently at this year's event.
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.
Frichner dedicated her life to the protection of indigenous rights.
The determination of the Iroquois, among many other native nations, to endure defied the political, religious and cultural trends at that time.
A meme circulating on social media sites claims the U.S. Constitution owes its notion of democracy to the Haudenosaunee Nations.
The treaty recognized the rights of Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations.
Lacrosse stars from the Onondaga Nation of New York say racism from fellow players and fans is common.
Four-year-old boy suffered a wound to the chest and three other family members were injured during the chaotic scuffle.
Brothers are the first Native players to win the award and the first to share it.
Miles Thompson and Lyle Thompson are headed to ceremony at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
The Onondaga Nation of New York is in negotiations with federal authorities over a tobacco tax issue.
The Onondaga Nation of New York is asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for help with its land claim.
The Onondaga Nation of New York is opposing plans to develop land that houses toxic waste.
James Meggesto, a citizen of the Onondaga Nation, has joined the Indian law practice at Holland & Knight.
Three young men from the Onondaga Nation of New York are seen as strong contenders for the Tewaaraton Award, the top honor in college lacrosse.
Martin E. Sullivan, the former director of the New York State Museum who orchestrated the return of sacred wampum belts to the Onondaga Nation, died last week
The Onondaga Nation has spent years pushing for cleanup at a sacred lake but was surprised when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a $30 million project there.
Aura Bogado writes about the land claim of the Onondaga Nation of New York.
The Onondaga Nation of New York said it will take its land claim to the international stage after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case on Tuesday.
Matthew Fletcher of the Turtle Talk blog discusses the refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Onondaga Nation land claim.
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to review the Onondaga Nation land claim.
The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed action on the Onondaga Nation land claim.
The Two Row Wampum Belt made a historic trip to The Netherlands as part of the 400th anniversary of the treaty:
Peter d'Errico on how the Native philosophy of the seven generations might be incorporated into new policies.
The Washington Post reviews If I Ever Get Out of Here, a new book from Onondaga Nation author Eric Gansworth.
Julian Taub reports on the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, an effort spearheaded by the Onondaga Nation of New York.
Long before the arrival of the Europeans to Anowara:kowa (Turtle Island or "America") the Iroquois had established rituals to welcome individuals and groups to their territory.
A special issue of the Journal of Early American History includes a series of articles about the Two Row Wampum Belt, which represents a 400-year-old treaty between the Iroquois and the Dutch.
Chief Sidney Hill of the Onondaga Nation on traditional versus elected leadership: From the moment elected councils were imposed in our communities, its primary intent was to abolish the strength...
The Onondaga Nation of New York is calling on Pope Francis, the new leader of the Catholic Church, to repeal the Doctrine of Discovery. The doctrine arose from a series...
Barely a week after hearing oral arguments, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to revive the Onondaga Nation land claim. In 2005, the tribe sued over about 4,000...
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments next week in the The Onondaga Nation land claim. In 2005, the tribe laid claim to about 4,000 square miles,...
The Onondaga Nation of New York is preparing to celebrate the 400th anniversary of a treaty that was signed in 1613. The tribe recorded the treaty with the Two Row...
The Onondaga Nation of New York reclaimed a historic wampum belt from the Onondaga Historical Association in a ceremony today. Tribal leaders praised the group for repatriating the belt, which...
The Onondaga Nation of New York is reclaiming ancestral remains and cultural property from the Onondaga Historical Association. Dorothy Webster, a late clan mother, sought the return of the remains...
The state of New York has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to people who were beaten or chased away by state troopers during a peaceful protest on the Onondaga Nation in 1997.
When Onondaga Nation Clanmother Audrey Shenandoah-Gonwaiani passed into the spirit world on March 15 not only her family and community mourned but the entire Haudenosaunee Confederacy was cast into sorrow....
The Onondaga Nation is taking its land claim to the the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2005, the tribe laid claim to about 4,000 square miles, including the entire...
Tribes in New York are producing their own tobacco products on the reservation in a move to escape the state's taxation efforts. The state has imposed a tax on wholesalers...
Larry Jones, a member of the Onondaga Nation of New York, died last week. He was 66. Jones was an artist who was well known for his walking sticks,...
The Onondaga County Legislature voted 11-8 on a non-binding resolution to transfer land to the Onondaga Nation in New York. The tribe wants to reclaim the 36-acre Murphy's Island, on...
The Onondaga County Legislature will vote next Tuesday on a bill to transfer land to the Onondaga Nation in New York. The tribe wants to reclaim the 36-acre Murphy's Island,...
The Onondaga Nation of New York plans to stop selling name-brand tobacco in the wake of a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. The tribe says it won't...
Leaders of the Onondaga Nation of New York say the U.S. military was wrong to use "Geronimo" as a codename in the mission against Osama bin Laden. "This is a...
The Onondaga County Legislature is considering a bill that would lead to the transfer of land to the Onondaga Nation in New York. The tribe wants to reclaim the 36-acre...