In the WWI draft, literally hundreds of men were registered on New York’s Indian reservations, with more registered off of the reservation, but within the county.
Likely a result of a choice between two different offices and simply which one they visited.
The Iroquois call themselves Haudenosaunee (“The people of the longhouses”) in reference to their communal lifestyle and the construction of their dwellings. The Onondaga Reservation is a politically independent entity, as the nation is federally recognized by the United States government. The Poospatuck Reservation is an Indian reservation in the community of Mastic, Suffolk County, New York, United States. Poospatuck is situated in the southeast corner of Suffolk County’s Town of Brookhaven; and is the township’s sole Indian reservation. The reservation is adjacent to the Akwesasne reserve in Ontario and Quebec.
Originally the Oneida inhabited the area that later became central New York, particularly around Oneida Lake and Oneida County. The Onondaga Reservation is an Indian reservation in Onondaga County, New York, United States. It’s about 70 miles or 1½ hours from New York City. Regis Mohawk Reservation is a Mohawk Indian reservation in Franklin County, New York, United States. The Mohawk consider the entire community to be one unit.
The announcement all but assures that the 1,066-member Shinnecock Indian Nation will receive formal federal recognition, following a public-comment period of up to six months which must be held before the final order is issued.
The reservation has been recognized by New York State but not the U. Bureau of Indian Affairs—a discrepancy which has defined the lines in proposals for the reservation to introduce Indian gaming. The Tonawanda Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation of the Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians located in western New York, USA.
Before the mid-17th century, they had formed the Iroquois Confederacy.Although the reservation is controlled by the Seneca tribe, as of 2005 no tribal members actually live on the Oil Springs Reservation.It is divided between two counties: Allegany County and Cattaraugus County.I must say that I’ve not found the smaller ones mentioned in the draft registrations, so they probably didn’t have a separate registration office.In the descriptions of the Reservations below, you’ll notice the theme of gambling, tax free tobacco products and gasoline.