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'The Good Mind'
The Onondaga Nation fights for environmental stewardship of their ancestral lands that were taken by New York State in violation of a 1794 treaty with George Washington. An award-winning feature-length documentary film by Gwendolen Cates.
Rarely has the Onondaga Nation in central New York State opened its doors to non-Native people.
Filmmaker Gwendolen Cates offers this intimate portrait of an indigenous sovereign nation that never accepted U.S. citizenship, has its own passport, and still maintains a traditional government led by clanmothers and chiefs.
As the Central Fire of the Iroquois Confederacy, one of the world’s first true democracies, they inspired the Founding Fathers. The film’s journey reveals the Nation’s tirelessView more
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