haudenosaunee, the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy

fur trade in the 16th century, the Haudenosaunee embarked on successful campaigns to subjugate or disperse neighbouring groups. Iroquois Confederacy Equity, everyone was respected and equal - no person was more important than another. In a treaty that was made at Canandaigua, New York, 10 years later, the Iroquois and the United States each pledged not to disturb the other in lands that had been relinquished or reserved. He immersed himself in the Indian culture; and as a result of this he was ultimately adopted into the Mohawk Nation. Compiled by Park Ranger William Sawyer.

The Haudenosaunee frequently raided French settlements on the St Lawrence and, in 1660 at the Long Sault, and in 1689 at Lachine, Qubec, sent large armies to attack the colony. Also called the Iroquois. In 2005, Six Nations enumerated total band membership as 22,294, with 11,297 living in the community. Could remove a chief who was not doing his job properly. Though technically the sixth nation of the confederacy, the Tuscarora along with other represented nations like the Delaware, Wyandot and Tutelo present their issues to the confederacy through the Cayuga nation. The military successes of the Six Nations left them in a strategically strong position. Six Nations/French relationships see-sawed back and forth between periods of peace and violence. The confederacy is united by the Great Law of Peace (Kaianere'ko:wa which is considered both a political constitution and a basis for Haudenosaunee society in general. When the Tuscarora joined the confederacy early in the 18th century, it became known as the Six Nations.

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