INDIANS: Sovereign or Silly?

In northern New York State linger some 3,000 Seneca Indians, remains of the terrifying Six Nations. Are they citizens of New York, or of the U. S., or are they forever free and independent ? War usually decides such an issue. But, of course, the present question will not be submitted to the arbitrament of the sword. The question went to the U. S. Supreme Court under the following circumstances : Two years ago, a white woman claimed the estate of a Seneca. She met opposition in the Indians' own "Peace-Makers' Court,"...

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