Six Nations

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Six Nations

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The Iroquois confederacy after it was joined by the Tuscarora in 1722.

Six Nations

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(Placename) (in North America) the Indian confederacy of the Cayugas, Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras. Also called: Iroquois See also Five Nations
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Noun1.Six Nations - a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations)Six Nations - a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations); after 1722 they were joined by the Tuscarora (the Six Nations)
league - an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action
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MCTF is administered and operated by Thunderchild First Nation, comprising of leaders from Thunderchild First Nation, Big Island Cree Nation, Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs, Moosomin First Nation, Onion Lake Cree Nation, Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation, Poundmaker Cree Nation, Battlefords Tribal Council, and the Confederacy of Treaty 6 Nations.