Genetaska

North American - A Seneca virgin appointed by the Five. Nations to settle disputes. Two braves, one of the Oneida, the other of the Onondaga, asked her to settle an argument over a deer which each claimed to have killed. Both fell in love with her and wanted to marry her but, bound by vows of chastity, she refused, even though she loved the Oneida brave. When winter came, he returned, pale and worn from longing and she assented to his proposal. The elders, feeling betrayed, refused to appoint another Peace Queen and the tribes went back to quarrelling. In some accounts, referred to as Genetaska, Peace Queen, Peace Queen, The Peace Queen or The Peace Queen.

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