INDIANS: Trouble in the Land of the Flint

Residents of the wooded resort country round Big Moose, N. Y. (population about 150), awoke one morning last May to find they had some new neighbors. In the predawn hours, a band of Indians had taken over a 612-acre former girls' camp, now a forest preserve in New York's Adirondack State Park. They claimed the camp land and, thinking big, some 9 million additional acres in New York and Vermont, as Ganienkeh—the Land of the Flint, an independent Indian nation. Since then, to the frustration of state authorities and the growing anxiety...

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