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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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    By 1649, the Five Nations Iroquois had destroyed the people of Huronia and driven them from their lands. The Five Nations Iroquois attacked and destroyed Huronia because of their desire to acquire fur at an increased rate in exchange for European goods, and the heavy influence of the Dutch. The Iroquois were successful in destroying Huronia due to their advanced weaponry which was supplied by the Dutch, and the French's desire to focus on converting the Hurons instead of aiding them sufficiently

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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 had a government too where everyone had a say and where everyone participated women, men, and even children. The Haudenosaunee Grand Council of Chiefs, has three name The Haudenosaunee Grand Council of Chiefs, Iroquois League Council and the Six Nations Confederacy Council. There are 50 chiefs in all. The Seneca nation has eight chiefs, the Oneida and the Mohawk nation has nine chiefs, Onondaga has fourteen members, and the Cayuga nation has ten chiefs. There are three main reasons

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    Myth Analysis In the Iroquois creation myth, Sky Woman understood that she was pregnant with twins and was pushed by her husband into the Earth’s waters below the above world. Little Toad was able to bring up mud to spread on Big Turtle’s back, and it grew to become the size of North America where Sky Woman created the Iroquois world. Her children, Sapling and Flint, were important in creating the details of the land such as rivers, fish, plants, and even the seasons. The Sky People, Demi-gods

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    The Contributions of the Iroquois The Native American Indian tribe called the Iroquois contributed greatly toward America. They have many stories about the world, and how things came to be the way they are. They have one story about the creation of the world. They use oral traditional elements in this story which is represented by nature. They also use a romantic aspect, which is represented by God’s and the super natural. In the beginning there were two worlds. The lower world, and the

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    we please so long as it does no harm. The Iroquois Federation preamble describes the purpose of the government set up by the government in their statements the emphasis 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 most conspicuous position. The Iroquois flourished in independence, and capable of

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