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    The Iroquois Indian Nation Essay

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    does no harm to anyone. The Iroquois Nation preamble is placed on perfect peace for the welfare of the people. Their focus was fighting for the liberty of the people. Among the Indian nations whose ancient seats were within the limits of our republic, the Iroquois have long continued to occupy the conspicuous position. Nations they now set forth upon the canvas of the Indian history prominent as for the wisdom of their civil institution of the federations. Only the Iroquois had a system that seemed

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    University The Iroquois Confederacy to Six Nations Thesis: Examine how the Seneca, Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, and Cayuga, and the 1722 addition of the Tuscarora, resulted in the Iroquois Confederacy or Six Nations and their influence on the creation of the Constitution. Nicole Cushingberry Cultural Anthropology Michael Striker December 16, 2011 Nicole Cushingberry Instructor: Michael Striker Anthropology 100 The Iroquois: Confederacy to Six Nations The Iroquois Confederacy,

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    for their nations. Then the two nations had the same voting rights. Americans were allowed to vote for political office, allowing them to choose their presidents and governors and in a like manner the Native Americans voted for chiefs and what would happen throughout the nations, giving the individual's the power to have a say about their nation. Finally "The Articles of the Constitution" is split into articles that tell what each article is about and in "Constitution of the Iroquois Nations" is separated

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    The Iroquois Native Americans were the first people to live in America before any other man came. It is believed that the Native Americans came from Asia way back during the Ice Age through a land bridge of the Bering Strait. When the Europeans first set foot on America, there were about 10 million Native Americans

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    Iroquois history, culture, & beliefs vs. The Bible The Iroquois, otherwise known as the Haudenosaunee, were also known to the French as the “Iroquois League” and then later as the “Iroquois Confederacy”, and to the English as the "Five Nations”. The Iroquois Confederacy started in the 15th century or earlier by bringing together five distinct nations in the southern Great Lakes area into "The Great League of Peace". Each nation had a distinct language, a territory and a function. The Iroquois extended

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    The Iroquois Culture

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    (Dekanawida 49). The Iroquois use a tree to symbolize their binding law and peaceful constitution. The Iroquois tribe has been around since before the 1500’s. Their stories have been passed down and interpreted in many ways, to which I have learned about in American Literature. The culture of the Iroquois mostly revolved in their tribes and clans. The women owned all property and determined kinship. So, the children a woman has, take her name and clan. “Founded around 1570, the Iroquois Confederacy brought

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    During the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the European powers engaged in battles in both the European and North American continents. Part of this struggle was for the control of territory and trade in the Ohio Territory through the backcountry lands of the Eastern Seaboard and down into the Mississippi River Valley region. Consequently, some of the North American Indian tribes in these areas affiliated themselves with either the French or British troops. The relatively small population

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    Iroquois: Native Life, Assimilation, and War The Iroquois nations, one of the oldest and most prestigious tribes in the history of all Native Americans. In this paper I will be showing why the Iroquois ended up siding with the English through the French and Indian, and Revolutionary wars through factors of colonization. I will also be showing some features of their culture, considering the iroquois are not well known in the western United States, and discussing the fall of the once great tribes.

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    David Cusic’s, “The Iroquois Creation Story,” was published at the height of tensions between the Native Americans and the expansion of the United States into their territory, and illustrates how the Iroquois creation beliefs are actually similar in some comparison to that of Christianity. The story is about how The Iroquois Confederacy believed the world was created and their views of good and evil. This writing by David Cusic was extremely significant at the time because it was now the only written

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    americans. There were two tribes the Iroquois and the Oneida. First, the Iroquois were a group of tribes the Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, and the Seneca. Later, the Tuscarora joined the group of the 5. They had different names depending on what kind of people they were. The French called them the Iroquois, the name they have today. These group of people originally named their group the Haudenosaunee, meaning the people of the longhouse. The British called them the 5 nations because at the time of when the

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