Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation

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About NOON

The goals are to:

  • Promote understanding of, and respect for, the Onondaga people, history, and culture within the Central New York community.
  • Provide accurate information about the Onondaga Nation's current issues of concern, such as their Land Rights Action.
  • Challenge racism towards the Onondaga people through education, building relationships, and encouraging shared experiences between the people of our Nations.
  • Support, and collaborate with, the Onondaga Nation in their initiatives to promote environmental healing and restore respectful relationships between the governments of our Nations.
  • Advocate for just and fair treatment of the Onondaga people at all levels of our own government.

Get Involved
Please show your support of our neighbors, the Onondagas:

  • Sign NOON's solidarity statement
  • Educate yourself and others with background materials
  • Write a letter to the editor of the Post-Standard, Syracuse New Times and other publications
  • Request a presentation by NOON at your faith community/school/community organization, or organize a house party
  • Attend a craft fair or public cultural event on the Onondaga Nation
  • Get involved with NOON; complete our Get Involved form (PDF) and sent it back to us
  • Speak up in every day conversation that the issue is acknowledgement of land rights and justice; listen to friends, family, coworkers, neighbors and then express your support, knowledge and experience to correct misconceptions, increase understanding and dispel fears
  • Clarify that the people of the Onondaga Nation have stated that they will not evict anyone remind others that no one has ever been evicted because of a land claim; emphasize the focus of redress by the Onondagas on the environment which we all share.
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