For Richard Berleth, New York state's ongoing disputes with Native American tribes are old news - really old news. Berleth is the author of "Bloody Mohawk," a new non-fiction book on the decades of warfare and strife in the Mohawk Valley in the 18th century. He says the quarrels that arose between the Iroquois and European settlers centuries ago are similar to the disputes embroiling the tribes and Albany today, namely land claims, economics and sovereignty.
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