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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There are three great ideas from the Iroquois Confederacy that are used by the U.
1) That absent team was the Iroquois Nationals, a team comprised of Native American (2) players from the six federally recognized tribes (3) that form the Iroquois Confederacy.
It was during this chapter that I had the great fortune of working with Paula Underwood Spencer (Turtle Woman Singing), whose father's clan hailed from the Oneida nation of the Iroquois Confederacy.
The Iroquois Confederacy was experiencing internal strife over trade and alliances with competing European powers as well as over influence within the Confederacy, particularly among the Mohawks and Onondagas.
In The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontiers' of Iroquoia, 1667-1783, historian David Preston offers a nuanced, thoroughly researched analysis of European and Indian relationships on the frontiers of the Iroquois confederacy.
Brant is inspired by the legacy of the Peacemaker Dekanawidah who united the Iroquois Confederacy and introduced the Great Law of Peace, professing to live her life by it.
The Iroquois Confederacy is the alliance of six nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora.
Pembleton, an IUP employee and alumnus, is a full-blooded Tuscarora, a tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy in New York State.
A timeline highlights significant feminist events in relation to the dominant North American historical narrative, from the founding of the Iroquois Confederacy (c.
Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation and a Chief of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.
Joseph Brant's Mohawk name of 'Thayendanegen' translated into 'he who binds two sticks together' and corresponded with his dream for the Iroquois Confederacy to live in peace and equality with whites.
New France and the Iroquois Confederacy, along with many other First Nations, sign the Great Peace in Montreal.
Staats noted, "Many of the Band members are adherents of the Iroquois Confederacy, who under no circumstances would have anything to do with an election process set up by the Federal government.
To understand the importance of the Clan Mother in the framework of Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) tradition and society, it is necessary to know something of the basic structure of the six nations that make up the Iroquois Confederacy.
and Ontario, with particular strength in the traditional stomping grounds of the Iroquois Confederacy (who now send their own national team to the World Lacrosse Championships).