[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
Fri Jul 31 23:58:45 UTC 2020


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.

Clifford


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