Iroquois Culture and Commentary

ISBN-10: 1574160532

ISBN-13: 9781574160536

Edition: 2000

Authors: Doug George-Kanentiio

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This book offers fascinating perspectives on the life, traditions, and current affairs of the peoples of the Iroquois Confederacy. Author Doug George-Kanentiio is a Mohawk now living in Oneida Territory who is actively involved in issues affecting the Confederacy and has been writing about developments in 'Indian Country' for the past decade. In his book he offers a portrait of the Iroquois that touches on a multitude of topics, beginning with iroquois traditions concerning their origins as a people and their spiritual, communal, and family traditions.
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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Clear Light Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introductionp. 9
Survival of the Haudenosaunee
Iroquois Rootsp. 17
The Bering Strait Theory
Origins of the Iroquois
The Great Law of Peace
The Founding Date of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy
Iroquois Sacred Places in New York
Legend of Two Serpents
Sacred Circlesp. 35
Ohenton Kariwahtekwen: The Words Before All Else
Thanksgiving: A Contemporary Iroquois Prayer
Iroquois Ceremonial Cycles
Bringing in the New Year
Blessed Wampum
Our Relatives the Thunders
Oneste, The Sustainer of Life
The Iroquois Familyp. 53
Women Are the Center of Iroquois Life
Children Are Blessings
Fathers Are the Protectors
Marriage Binds the Clans
A Third Gender Among American Indians
Spiritual Consciousness and Traditional Knowledgep. 70
Iroquois Names
Sacred Things
El Nino Fulfills Iroquois Prophecy
Traditional Knowledge: The Key to Survival
Health Care and Healing
Passing into the Spirit World
Nature's Lawp. 95
Traditional Leaders
Crime and Punishment
How the Iroquois Dealt with Wife Beaters
Iroquois Justice
No Evading Natural Law
Government and Sovereigntyp. 112
A Rich Heritage
The Power of the Confederacy
Iroquois Treaty Making
The Iroquois Grand Council
Iroquois Government: How It Works
Taxes Violate Our Treaties
Gambling with Sovereignty
Iroquois at the United Nations
Iroquois Leadersp. 142
Iroquois Heroes
Not All Leaders Were Heroes
Handsome Lake's Visions Saved the Iroquois
Sam George, Onondaga Patriot
Deskaheh, an Iroquois Hero
Tadodaho Leon Shenandoah, an Uncompromising Leader
On the Passing of a Good-Minded One
One People, One Earthp. 163
Iroquois Lands
Land Claims
Mohawks Will Not Sell Mother Earth
Cayuga Land Claim Case
Taxes Violate Our Treaty
Iroquois Population
Akwesasne Whirlwindp. 179
May 1: An Historic Day for the Mohawks
Akwesasne: The War Against Mother Earth
Smugglers Corrupt Mohawks
Smuggling Illegal Aliens
My Mohawk-Oneida Familyp. 200
My Heroine, My Grandmother
The Best in the World: Angus George
My Father Endures
Miracle Man Ray Fadden-Tehanetorens
Tenacious Maisie Shenandoah
Indexp. 220
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