The sale of alcohol to the Indians was a problem throughout New Netherland and one that Director General Stuyvesant exerted great effort to contain (see Gehring, ed., FOCM, 59, 79, 91, 127-8, 253).
For information regarding Mohawk understandings of the relationships of the Dutch communities to one another as well as the relationships of the Mohawk communities to one another see Gehring, ed., FOCM, 304, 463-4; Fernow, ed., DRCHNY, vol.
The name Canaqueese or Cunackquaeese appears in the records only twice; see Extraordinary Court Session, December 25, 1653, FOCM, 78, and Report of the Indians Sent to Negotiate with Those of the Esopus, July 5[?], 1663, NYCD, 13:273-74.
(32.) Extraordinary Court Session, December 25, 1653, FOCM, 76-77; Court of Fort Orange to Governor Jean de Lauson, FOCM, 77-78; JR, 41:84-89 (quote on 85); Olive Patricia Dickason, "From 'One Nation' in the Northeast to 'New Nation' in the Northwest: A Look at the Emergence of the Metis," in The New Peoples: Being and Becoming Metis in North America, ed.