Laurence Hauptman On Chief Chapman Scanandoah

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an-oneida-indian-in-foreign-watersProfessor Laurence M. Hauptman joined host Jane E. Wilcox on the latest Forget-Me-Not Hour podcast to discuss the history of the Iroquois Confederacy in Central and Western New York and his latest book, An Oneida Indian in Foreign Waters: The Life of Chief Chapman Scanandoah 1870-1953.

Hauptman told the story of Chief Chapman Scanandoah, gave tips for researching the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora, as well as discussed the status of Iroquois treaties and land claims. Larry also talked about his inspiration for writing numerous books on the Iroquois. Listen to the podcast here.

Laurence M. Hauptman is SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History. He is the author of numerous books on the Iroquois, including Seven Generations of Iroquois Leadership: The Six Nations since 1800, which was awarded the Herbert Lehman book prize by the New York Academy of History, and In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Seneca Nation of Indians since World War II, which was awarded the annual book prize by the American Association for State and Local History.

To order the book, click here.


2 thoughts on “Laurence Hauptman On Chief Chapman Scanandoah

  1. Harold Parker

    Greetings, I have a question for Laurence M Hauptman. Did any of the six nations tribes every forfeit there mineral rights in any treaty? And where would proof be in this regard? I do see we never lost our hunting, fishing rights! Does this include mineral rights with this?
    Nya:weh for your time!


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