Iroquois

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Synonyms for Iroquois

any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State

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The majority of the Haudenosaunee refused to join Pontiac's Rebellion in 1763, thereby helping the British quell it.
The purple rows represent the Dutch people of the 1600s as they were the first culture to settle near and among the Haudenosaunee people.
In the Northeast, amongst certain Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) groups, notably the Mohawak, Tuscarora and Seneca, European influence continued to play a vital part in the development of floral beadwork styles.
The addition of the Center expands opportunities for people to learn about the Seneca Nation and our state and country's history, and enjoy exhibits that showcase the story of Seneca and Haudenosaunee contributions to art, culture and society for more than two centuries.
In this study Rick Monture, a Mohawk and an academic, turns our attention to the ways that the Haudenosaunee remember and tell their story through literature, poetry, art, and letters to reveal a history understood by few beyond the Six Nations.
The Haudenosaunee in northeast US and Canada are "matrilineal" tribes, which means that a child belongs to her mother's clan, and husbands join a wife's clan.
Haudenosaunee peoples are also taking a stand against Energy East.
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker" is a stunning musical and narrative retelling of a treasured Mohawk tale of the origin of the Six Nations, the Iroquois Confederacy, or the Haudenosaunee, people of the Long House.
This is the story shared by millions of Native People, a direct violation of the first agreement between the Dutch and the Haudenosaunee, a covenant that was meant to last forever.
He seeks revenge on Tadodaho, the chief who provoked fighting among the five warring nations--the Cayuga, Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida and Onondaga--who at the time made up the Haudenosaunee.
Speaking at the close of the AFN's annual general assembly in Haudenosaunee territory on July 9, Bellegarde called Alberta's move "an historic and monumental step forward to take concrete and comprehensive action to respect and realize the fundamental human rights of Indigenous peoples.
Parker who, through his extensive writing, his professional career as a museologist (his own description of his work), and as an activist, did much to dispel the stereotypes about Indians that characterized his time and make visible to the wider world the history and the contributions of the Haudenosaunee.
Some of the observers were guests, missionaries or captives in longhouses and villages, while others encountered the Haudenosaunee in the course of trade, diplomacy or war.
The Haudenosaunee Code of Behaviour acknowledges that traditional medicine is not absolute: "As traditional healers, we commit ourselves to referring our clientele to other healers, doctors, or practitioners whenever we feel another form of care is required.
Rick Monture's "We Share Our Matters: Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River" offers the first comprehensive portrait of how the Haudenosaunee of the Grand River region have expressed their long struggle for sovereignty in Canada.