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

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Sat Aug 1 02:51:40 UTC 2020


Paul,
Do you have any website or contact info for the tribe? There are a number
of websites but not sure exactly which one. Although it be nice to get them
all added.

Clifford

On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 7:17 PM Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 6:59 PM Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 11:54 AM Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 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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