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Seneca Nation of Indians v. New York

ELR Citation: ELR 20096
Nos. Nos. 02-6185(L) et al., (2d Cir., 09/09/2004)

The Second Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that New York's purchase of the Niagara River islands from the Seneca Nation of Indians in 1815 did not violate the Non-Intercourse Act, which bars conveyances by Indians to non-Indians unless ratified by Congress....

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