Treaties: Sid Hill and Oren Lyons

Kevin Wolf/AP Images for The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
September 19, 2014
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Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Oren Lyons, Ph.D., (right), and The Tadodaho of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chief Sidney Hill, examine the signature of Ki-On-Twog-Ky, also known as Cornplanter (Seneca), on the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1794 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

The treaty, between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the United States, is signed by President George Washington and The Six Nations (Iroquois). 

The exhibition “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations” opens Sept. 21. 

(Photo by Kevin Wolf/AP Images for The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian)

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