[Tagging] Ahkwesáhsne, a territory of the Kanien'kehá:ka Nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Was:Should admin_level=1 tag be applied to EU?

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Aug 1 02:16:44 UTC 2020


On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 6:59 PM Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
wrote:

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> On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 11:54 AM Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> The nearest problem case to me is Ahkwesáhsne, a territory of
>> the Kanien'kehá:ka Nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy that straddles
>> the US-Canadian border, and whose government is recognized by neither
>> state. The political situation there has deteriorated into shootings as
>> recently as 1990, and sabre-rattling among US, Canadian and Akwesáhsro:non
>> persons as recently as 2009. The disputes usually stem from one or the
>> other large nation deciding to deny the Kanien'kehá free pratique to travel
>> and trade within their own nation, requiring customs and imposts every time
>> the US-Canadian border is crossed.
>>
>> Kevin,
> Has this disputed territory been map in OSM? I went looking for it but
> struck out. Just the name Ahkwesáhsne returned zero results.
>

I attempted to do so but was not able to proceed because of conflicting
information relying on dubious sources.
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