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Total land holdings for the Iroquois in 1995 are about 86,716 acres remaining from the original 25,000,000 or .034% of what we once had.

Doug George-Kanentiio
Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) Scholar
How Much Land Did the Iroquois Possess?

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During the twenty years from the beginning of the American Revolution to the Treaty of Big Tree… [T]he net effect was to reduce the Iroquois population approximately by half.

Anthony F. C. Wallace
Anthropologist
The Death & Rebirth of the Seneca

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The dual process of dispossessing Indians and creating private property constructed the state of New York, the United States, and the British Empire in Canada... From 1790 to 1820, NY’s population quadrupled from 370,000 to 1,373,000

Alan Taylor
Pulitzer Prize Historian
The Divided Ground

Posted by sullivan at September 25, 2005 12:48 PM
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