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A Story of Survival Revived by the Cicadas’ Loud Return-NYT

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The Onondaga people have a history etched with stories of perilous trials and resilience, from confronting settlers and missionaries centuries ago to more recently quarreling with local school officials. A territory that had once stretched across New York has been reduced to a postage stamp of land outside Syracuse. Still, they are here. And their land remains sovereign.

“That’s one thing they have never been able to do,” Ms. Lyons said. “Destroy us.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/22/nyregion/cicadas-return-onondaga-nation.html