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Onondaga:

see Iroquois ConfederacyIroquois Confederacy
or Iroquois League
, North American confederation of indigenous peoples, initially comprising the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca.
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Onondaga

1. Lake. a salt lake in central New York State. Area: about 13 sq. km (5 sq. miles)
2. a member of a North American Indian Iroquois people formerly living between Lake Champlain and the St Lawrence River
3. the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family
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Joe Heath, the Onondaga Nation's lawyer, said federal officials offered to train first responders to deal with any accident that might involve the shipments.
Chief Sidney Hill of the Onondaga Nation said he was disappointed that security at the 9/11 service asked him to remove his headdress before going inside.
The Onondaga Nation, perhaps the oldest continuing democracy on the planet, protected much of its lands and lifeways from the European settlers' encroachment through skillful negotiations, beginning with the Guswenta and continuing through subsequent treaties based on the same principles of sovereignty and mutual respect.
"While progress has been made in cleaning up Onondaga Lake, there are still serious pollution problems.
Brian Coleman returned for an impressive win in Ward 5, the county's geographically largest ward which covers Onondaga, Oakland, Scotland, Cainsville, and Mount Pleasant.
It examines the origins and first-hand reports of the sacrifice, and the development of the ritual, drawing on Seneca, Onondaga, Canadian Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, and Mohawk accounts.
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11 June 2013 - US medical group MEDNAX Inc (NYSE:MD) on Tuesday said it had acquired local physician group practice Anesthesia Group of Onondaga PC in an all-cash deal.
Syracuse, NY, April 19, 2013 --(PR.com)-- News stories about the pollution and subsequent clean up of Syracuse's Onondaga Lake are numerous.
The Onondaga County Department of Social Services implemented policy changes last year including the requirement for direct pay to landlords of tenant shelter allowances.
Since, 1938, the Onondaga County Department of Parks and Recreation has owned and operated a fish hatchery known as Carpenter's Brook.
Katherine attended Onondaga Community College where she earned an Associates' Degree in Humanities.