Would they be doing this if the USA had done what was promised? The treaties signed with the U.S.were merely "worthless words on worthless paper,"
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Short answer - YES.
Long answer, YES because the only treaties pertaining to this between the Cayuga tribe and the feds were the Treaty of Canandiagua (which acknowledged the treaties between the tribes and the state) and Treaty of Buffalo Creek (in which the tribes agreed to relocate and got paid for it).
Detailed answer: "who have the right to sell to the people of the United States, who have the right to purchase". You sold, we purchased the same land eight times.
We don't agree, but being that the higher courts didn't rule on the merits of the case, we will always just disagree.