Haudenosaunee


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Hau·den·o·sau·nee

 (hô-dĕn′ə-shô′nē)
n. pl. Haudenosaunee

[From Seneca hotínöhsö:ni:h, house builders, the Iroquois confederacy (hoti-, they, their + -nöhs-, house + -öni-, make) and kindred words in other Iroquois languages .]
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That's because it was the first world championship to be staged on Haudenosaunee land.
The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council has voiced frustration over the refusal of Ontario government to enter into an "engagement process" that would allow the completion of the stalled Cayuga Bridge project.
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker" is a stunning musical and narrative retelling of a treasured Mohawk tale of the origin of the Six Nations, the Iroquois Confederacy, or the Haudenosaunee, people of the Long House.
After filling the jug, Hickory and a small group of paddlers slid their boats into Onondaga Creek, in the heart of the great Haudenosaunee (or Iroquois) Confederacy, and turned southward.
Speaking at the close of the AFN's annual general assembly in Haudenosaunee territory on July 9, Bellegarde called Alberta's move "an historic and monumental step forward to take concrete and comprehensive action to respect and realize the fundamental human rights of Indigenous peoples.
He was active in creating initiatives to support the revitalization of Oneida culture and return of historic Haudenosaunee sacred objects and items.
Parker who, through his extensive writing, his professional career as a museologist (his own description of his work), and as an activist, did much to dispel the stereotypes about Indians that characterized his time and make visible to the wider world the history and the contributions of the Haudenosaunee.
While scholars and laypeople might remember the Wyandots, or Hurons, as New France's most important allies in the seventeenth century, their story after 1649--when the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) defeated and dispersed them--is more obscure.
Rick Monture's "We Share Our Matters: Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River" offers the first comprehensive portrait of how the Haudenosaunee of the Grand River region have expressed their long struggle for sovereignty in Canada.
He finds the Haudenosaunee may have had a little more sophistication to their governance to unite groups but quickly adds that even Indigenous peoples do not want to go back to those simpler days.
The Young Eagle Drummers provide Haudenosaunee Mohawk and Iroquois sound and music.
Interest in Northeastern beadwork has increased in recent years, and today there is an established and growing number of talented traditional beadwork artists among the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) peoples, in particular.