Iroquois League

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a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations)

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with Reg Henry and Harry Webster, Concerning the League: The Iroquois League Tradition as Dictated in Onondaga, ed.
Constitution and related documents, see, for example, Tooker, "The United States Constitution and the Iroquois League," pp.
1) The Tuscarora nation joined the Iroquois League in about 1720.
2) Adding the Iroquois League to our analysis expands the universe of cases of security regimes.
Second, the Iroquois League exemplifies Immanuel Kant's idea of a system for perpetual peace.
While the history of the Iroquois League can only begin to open the door to analysis of international relations in other cultures, this small extension of the historical and cultural domain of international relations scholarship shows that international systems based on different premises (belief systems) do not necessarily conform to realist predictions about state behavior.
The Iroquois league always remained friendly to the English and hostile to the French, mainly because the latter often aided Indian tribes who were enemies of the Iroquois.
Anderson dwells on the Six Nations Iroquois League, and, to a lesser degree, their semisubordinates, the Delawares.
An Indian treaty signed with the Iroquois League at Lancaster, Pa.
In the League cycle, Deganawida, who is the Peacemaker; Jigonsaseh, who is the head Clan Mother; and Hiawatha, who is the inventor of wampum writing, establish the great Iroquois League.
was attacked and burned by French and Indian forces after the English had succeeded in persuading the Iroquois league to enter the war against the French.
1992 Concerning the League, the Iroquois League tradition as dictated in Onondaga by John Arthur Gibson.
observers, and later anthropologists and historians, were unable to distinguish between the Iroquois League and the Iroquois Confederacy.
Richter's discussions of gender, clan, and community patterns of obligation and authority, based on analyses of the Iroquois origin story and the Deganawidah myth about the formation of the Iroquois League, is especially interesting for showing how ethnohistorians could make better use of Indian oral traditions.