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    The Iroquois

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    The Iroquois The Indian Tribe in North America that I chose to report on is the Iroquois. The Iroquois are one of the most important tribes because they were part of the Revolutionary war and sided with the British. I chose to research the Iroquois because they seem very interesting and they were a very advanced tribe. I also liked the fact that they played a role in the Revolutionary war. The Iroquois were originally a confederacy of Five Nations which resided in upstate New York between the

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    The Iroquois includes many Indian tribes speaking a language of the Iroquoian family, such as the Huron, Mohawk, Onondaga, and Seneca among others. However, the Huron is often spoken of separately. The Iroquois differs from the Iroquois Confederacy, also known as the Iroquois League. All of them were affected by the arrival and colonization by Europeans. While Iroquois have a reputation of being violent, they were at times peaceful and were employed by different European companies; they also

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    The Iroquois

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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 living in America, North of Mexico (“American”). Native Americans had all separated and made their own tribes. Some of the many Native American tribes that still exist are those of the

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    Iroquois

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    as 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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    Iroquois Culture

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    Iroquois Culture In order to fully understand and appreciate a culture different from one’s own, one must first have a grasp on ethnocentrism and how it can change thoughts and viewpoints. Ethnocentrism is a term used when someone is judging a culture’s ethics or way of life based upon his or her own belief structure or cultural values. Granted, being ethnocentric is not necessarily something to be ashamed of; everyone does it as a part of human nature. What one must realize, however, is that

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    The Iroquois Nation

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    Native Americans. Several Native American tribes like the Iroquois populated the southeastern part of present-day state. Many of the region’s Native Americans hunted, fished, and gathered their food. The hunting was done by the men of the community while women farmed and elected the leaders. The Iroquois tribe lived in longhouses. They often referred to themselves as the Haudenosaunee which translates to "people of the longhouse". The Iroquois often fought other Algonquian tribes which lead to many

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    another human race; the Iroquois: The Iroquois of Native Americans was one of the tribes that lived in America before other people came. Based on historical evidence, 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 in America, there were about 10 million Native Americans

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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 upper

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    Iroquois Culture

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    The haudenosaunee, also known as the Iroquois, were a tribe of Indians who are mainly situated in the American Northeast as well as the Great Lakes region including southern Canada. They have a rich cultural heritage which includes how they lived and governed, what they believed in, and even a form of medicine. Their lives were permeated with religious practices such as the sun and healing rituals. On the topic of healing rituals, the Iroquois had an unconventional form of medicine. Though they

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    Iroquois Confederacy

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    IROQUOIS CONFEDERACY OVERVIEW The Iroquois Confederacy, an association of six linguistically related tribes in the northeastern woodlands, was a sophisticated society of some 5,500 people when the first white explorers encountered it at the beginning of the seventeenth century. The 1990 Census counted 49,038 Iroquois living in the United States, making them the country's eighth most populous Native American group. Although Iroquoian tribes own seven reservations in New York state and one in Wisconsin

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