Quakers, Indigenous People and the Land: Quakers’ role in supporting the Seneca Nation
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About the Event
Quakers served as witnesses to the Canandaigua Treaty of 1794, polishing the chain of friendship between the Iroquois and Quakers. that dates back to 1682. After briefly outlining how greed for land in Pennsylvania and New York strained this friendship in previous centuries, Mattie Schmitt and Mike Farrell, Rochester Friends Meeting will lead a discussion of how Quakers and others in the community can be friends and allies of indigenous peoples in the 21 st century. Co-sponsor Rochester Friends.