Maria Diaz-Gonzalez

The complicated history of the Kinzua Dam and how it changed life for the Seneca people
Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir. (Credit: Maria Diaz-Gonzalez/PublicSource)

The complicated history of the Kinzua Dam and how it changed life for the Seneca people

The Kinzua Dam, which protects Pittsburgh from flooding and pollution, came at a steep price for the Seneca Nation of Indians.

Looking upstream, the Kinzua Dam seems to protrude brusquely from the Allegheny River.

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