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Iroquois (Haudenosaunee)

Author: Wendell Rhodes
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2016.
Series: Spotlight on Native Americans.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The six tribes that make up the Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee) dominated the land that's now New York State for thousands of years before Europeans arrived. Though united as the Six Nations, the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations each developed a unique culture with a shared set of customs. This volume traces the history of the Iroquois people, from their storied past through the
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Rhodes
ISBN: 9781508141501 1508141509 9781508141518 1508141517 9781508141532 1508141533
OCLC Number: 921426540
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: An introduction to the Haudenosaunee --
Migrating to North America --
Influenced by the environment --
Peace among the Haudenosaunee --
The Grand Council --
Nation names --
The Haudenosaunee longhouse --
Haudenosaunee society --
Clothing and wampum belts --
Traditional ceremonies and beliefs --
Change comes quickly --
During and after the war --
Life today --
Glossary.
Series Title: Spotlight on Native Americans.
Responsibility: Wendell Rhodes.

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The six tribes that make up the Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee) dominated the land that's now New York State for thousands of years before Europeans arrived. Though united as the Six Nations, the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora Nations each developed a unique culture with a shared set of customs. This volume traces the history of the Iroquois people, from their storied past through the contributions of Native Americans today. With text written to support elementary social studies curricula, readers learn how the Iroquois Confederacy has shaped the land and the ways of life of the people living on it both in the past and today. Historical photographs and primary sources provide opportunities for additional learning. --

Introduction to the Iroquois Indians.

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