Keeping Our Word T-Shirt


The Keeping Our Word T-Shirt was designed by the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. This T-shirt is meant to remind people of the United States’ broken promises to the Onöndawa:ga’ and all Native peoples on Turtle Island. During his life, Chief Cornplanter attempted to secure long-term friendships with the new United States; only to see promise after promise broken for the remainder of his life. The original U.S. flag in distress mode to show concern for the U.S. not living up to its own principles since its birth. These violations continue to this day. During the Tuscarora Reservoir Supreme Court case, in the 1950s, Supreme Court Justice Black wrote the dissent. Throughout it, he talked about the long line of injustices and violation of treaties by the United States Government. He ended his dissent by saying “Great nations, like great men, should keep their word.”


Keeping Our Word T-Shirt

50% Cotton
50% Polyester

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Weight 1 lbs

Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, 3 XL

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