The importance of the land return for the Onondaga Nation in New York

In upstate New York, members of the Onondaga Nation discuss the 1000-acre land return by Honeywell to their people.

Makyiah Lazore

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In 2018 the process started to return 1000 acres of land in upstate New York, previously owned by the Honeywell corporation, to the traditional stewards of the land ‚ÄĒ the Onondaga Nation. Even though the process of land reclamation and restoration is still ongoing, members of the local Indigenous community are optimistic that the land will be healed once again. While there is still work to be done, the testimony in this video speaks to the importance of land returns for Indigenous peoples.



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