Tyendinaga Update: The Fight for Return of Culberston Tract Lands
Tuesday January 15, 2007
The Culberston Land Tract
The Culberston is a tract of land, 923 acres in size that runs along the
eastern boundary of Tyendinaga today. In 1837 the Federal Government
changed the status of the land from Indian land to white land.
All agreements with the Mohawk Nation predate the existence of Canada.
While the Mohawk Chiefs immediately registered their people’s dissent in