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  • n. Plural form of Oneida.

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  • plural proper n. A tribe of Indians formerly inhabiting the region near Oneida Lake in the State of New York, and forming part of the Five Nations. Remnants of the tribe now live in New York, Canada, and Wisconsin.


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  • A word of warning to the Oneidas is a warning to the rebels.

    The Reckoning

  • I sent Murphy forward with a flag, then advanced very deliberately, recalling the Oneidas by whistle-signal.

    The Reckoning

  • The Iroquois (with the notable exception of the Oneidas) allied with the British, in part because of the strong relationship built up previously between the Mohawks and Sir William Johnson.

    New World Apocalypse, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • MORDEN: Here's where the Oneidas start to play hardball.

    New York Tribal Cigarette Sales Under Fire

  • The Oneidas aren't the only ones trying to make up for past inequities.

    Taking Back the Land

  • The Oneidas the only Iroquois nation allied with the colonists and the Americans took revenge by pillaging her home in Canajoharie.

    History of American Women

  • One such was the Iroquois Confederacy, made up of five nations initially: the Onondagas, Mohawks, Oneidas, Cayugas, and Senecas.

    Native Americans: They Were Seen as Savages

  • With the exception of the Oneidas, who had remained friendly to the colonies, and a part of the Onondagas, whose descendants still remain on their reservation near Syracuse, the Iroquois were driven from this part of the state never to return in large numbers.

    Living in Dryden: Native Americans in Dryden

  • The rise of utopian communities like Brook Farm, the Shakers, and the Oneidas; the women's suffrage movement; workingmen's parties; and the abolitionist movement all aimed to reverse diverse forms of inequality and suffering that had increased under the impact of early industrialization.

    H. North America, 1789-1914

  • For their part, Native Americans feared the expansion of American colonists deeper into their lands and sided with the British, although the Oneidas and Tuscaroras did aid the revolutionaries.



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