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Era of the formation of the historic league of the Iroquois

by J. N. B. Hewitt

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Published by s.n.] in [Washington? .
Written in English


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Statementby J.N.B. Hewitt
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 35455, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 35455
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ISBN 10066535455X

The Iroquois (Haudenosaunee; “People of the Longhouse”) Confederacy of upper New York state and southeastern Canada is often characterized as one of the world’s oldest participatory democracies. The confederacy’s constitution, the Great Law of Peace (Gayanesshagowa), is believed to have been a model for the U.S. Constitution, partly because Benjamin Franklin was known to have been much. Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League--the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras--to the challenges of the European colonialization of North by:

  History has largely forgotten Canasatego, the Iroquois chief who eloquently introduced American colonists to the federalist ideas that would shape their . The League of the Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

According to their tradition, The Great Peacemaker introduced the name at the time of the formation of the League. It implies that the nations of the League should live together as families in the same longhouse. [51] Historians and anthropologists have estimated the Iroquois League was formed at dates ranging from to The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ISBN Richter, Daniel K., and James H. Merrell, eds. Beyond the Covenant Chain: the Iroquois and Their Neighbors in .


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Era of the formation of the historic league of the Iroquois by J. N. B. Hewitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Era of the formation of the historic league of the Iroquois; [J. (John Napoleon Brinton) Hewitt ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This reproduction was printed from a digital file created at the Library of Congress as part of an extensive scanning effort started with a generous donation from the Alfred P.

Sloan Foundation. Get this from a library. Era of the formation of the historic league of the Iroquois. [J N B Hewitt] -- Based on historical records and other findings, this brief work describes the origins of the formation of the League of the Iroquois, or the Five Nations, which is thought to have been organized.

Era of the Formation of the Historic League of the Iroquois is an article from American Anthropologist, Volume 7. View more articles from American. ERA OF THE FORMATION OF THE HISTORIC LEAGUE OF THE IROQUOIS. BY J.

HEWITT. In his " Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family," pageMr. Lewis H. Morgan, speaking of the league of the Iroquois, says: "As near as can now be ascertained the league had been established about one hundred and fifty years.

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(John Napoleon Brinton), Publication date Pages: The Iroquois (/ ˈ ɪr ə k w ɔɪ / or / ˈ ɪr ə k w ɑː /) or Haudenosaunee (/ ˈ h oʊ d ə n oʊ ˈ ʃ oʊ n i /; "People of the Longhouse") are a historically powerful northeast Native American confederacy in North America. They were known during the colonial years to the French as the Iroquois League, and later as the Iroquois Confederacy, and to the English as the Five Nations Canada: 45, tHt ERAOFTHEFORMATION OFTHE I 4 HISTORICLEAGUEOFTHEIROQUOIS (ReprintedfromTheAmericanAnthropologist,January,) WASHINGTON,D.C.

JUDD&DETWEILER. The Ordeal of the Longhouse is an excellent start to gaining an understanding of how the Iroquois were affected by the onset of Europeans in their territory. This book does an excellent job of looking at Iroquoian culture and how it developed both before and after Europeans by:   The Ordeal of the Longhouse is an excellent start to gaining an understanding of how the Iroquois were affected by the onset of Europeans in their territory.

This book does an excellent job of looking at Iroquoian culture and how it developed both before and after Europeans arrived.4/5.

League of the Ho-Dé-No-Sau-Nee, or, Iroquois (Rochester, NY: Sage and Brother, ), by Lewis Henry Morgan (multiple formats at ) Legends, Traditions and Laws, of the Iroquois, or Six Nations, and History of the Tuscarora Indians (Lockport, NY: Union Print.

and Pub. Co., ), by Elias Johnson (multiple formats at ). League of the Iroquois was a very engaging read. It gave an interesting insight into the history, language, and culture of the Iroquois Confederacy, revealing information about this race that many would have never known unless they were of Iroquois decent themselves/5.

The ordeal of the longhouse: the peoples of the Iroquois League in the era of European colonization Daniel K. Richter, Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.) Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, - History - pages.

Era of the formation of the historic league of the Iroquois; Cover-title. Reprinted from the American anthropologist, January Also available in digital form. Contributor: Hewitt, J. (John Napoleon Brinton) Date: The Iroquois increased their numbers when a sixth member, the Tuscarora, joined the league in But by the end of the Revolutionary War, the Iroquois' number had decreased dramatically, to.

Iroquois Confederacy, self-name Haudenosaunee (“People of the Longhouse”), also called Iroquois League, Five Nations, or (from ) Six Nations, confederation of five (later six) Indian tribes across upper New York state that during the 17th and 18th centuries played a strategic role in the struggle between the French and British for mastery of North America.

The Iroquois League originally encompassed five groups of villagers who spoke related languages. In the land of Iroquoia— what is now the portion of Upstate New York between the Mohawk and Genesee River valleys—lived, from east to west, the Mohawks, orGanienkeh,“the people of the flint” (the French called themAgniersand the DutchMaquas), the Oneidas (in FrenchOnneiouts), “the people.

This book succeeded in giving a solid basis for understanding the cultural and economic changes in Indian societies that resulted from the European invasion of America."--Journal of American Ethnic History "Daniel Richter's The Ordeal of the Longhouse is a long-needed and rewarding overview of that important first century of Iroquois-white.

This masterful summary represents a major synthesis of the history and culture of the Six Nations from the mid-sixteenth century to the Canandaigua treaty of William N.

Fenton, the dean of Iroquoian studies, has used primary sources extensively, in both French and English, to create a very readable narrative and an invaluable reference for all future scholars of Iroquois Great 5/5(1).

League of the Iroquois synonyms, League of the Iroquois pronunciation, League of the Iroquois translation, English dictionary definition of League of the Iroquois. the Saponi were known as Nahyssans and they were one of three Monacan tribal confederations during the colonial contact era.

The next sections describe the formation and. Economics of the Iroquois By Sara Henry Stites Era of the Formation of the Historic League of the Iroquois By J. Hewitt History of Sullivan's Campaign against the Iroquois By A. Tiffany Norton League of the HO-DE- NO-SAU- NEE or Iroquois By Lewis.

Indians of North America -- Iroquois. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Indians of North America; Iroquois; Filed under: Indians of North America -- Ir.Iroquois Confederacy. The history of the Iroquois Confederacy goes back to its formation by the Peacemaker in the 12th or 15th centuries, bringing together five distinct nations in the southern Great Lakes area into "The Great League of Peace".

Each nation within the Iroquoian family had a distinct language, territory and function in the League.At some point around the s AD, the Iroquois formed a confederacy (con-FED-ur-ah-see), which is a sort of club or organization. This was an agreement between the different groups of Iroquois – the Mohawk, the Oneida, the Cayuga, the Seneca, and the Onandaigua – to get along and fight as allies against their enemies, instead of fighting.