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Keepers of the Western Door

 
 
Keepers of the Western Door Monument image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Keepers of the Western Door Monument
Inscription. This monument is dedicated to the Onodowaga or People of the Many Hills (Seneca). Shown are: The Hiawatha Wampum Agreement which brouht together the Five Nations in the pursuit of peace. A Seneca traditional gastowa or headress signified by the one upright feather. A Seneca women's nominating belt (lower left) brought out when women had reached consensus on a leader (chief) or an important decision the medallion presented to Red Jacket by George Washington in 1792 to signify the peace between the Five Nations and the colonies. And a pre-Columbian cooking pot used by the people of the Five Nations.
 
Erected 1995 by Neto-Hatinakwe Okwehowe Inc.
 
Location. 42° 53.063′ N, 78° 53.451′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Erie Street half a mile north of Marine Drive. Click for map. Marker is at the overlook platform at the end of the breakwall separating Erie Basin Marina from Lake Erie. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Lake Erie (a few steps from this marker); Chester C. Gorski (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legend of John Maynard
Monument Title image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Monument Title
(approx. mile away); Buffalo Water Intake, Horseshoe Reef Light (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Main & Harbor Lights (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Lightship (approx. half a mile away); The 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Harbor (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. Native AmericansPeace
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. Westward
Towards the City of Buffalo water intake structure and Canada beyond.
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
4. Southward
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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