This is a comprehensive account of the five tribes - Onandagas, Senecas, Mohawks, Oneidas and Cayugas - who together made up the Iriquois nation, form their origins in prehistory to their dispersal and confinement after the American Revolution. This accessible account by the leading schlolar in the filed draws on the widest possible range of archaeological evidence to provide a narrative interpretation of a people whose beliefs and culture have remained to Americans matters of mystery.
|Series:||Peoples of America Series , #9|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.61(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Origins: A. D. 900-1150: The Midwinter Moon.
2. Owasco: A. D. 1150-1350: The Sugar Moon.
3. The Development of Northern Iroquoian: The Fishing Moon.
4. The Rise of the League: 1525-1600: The Planting Moon.
5. The Coming of Europeans: 1600-1634: The Strawberry Moon.
6. The Year of Death: 1634: The Lost Moon.
7. The Struggle for Hearts and Minds: 1635-1700: The Green Bean Moon.
8. Iroquoia in the Balance: 1700-1750: The Green Corn Moon.
9. The Loss of Independence: 1750-1800: The Fresh Moon.
10. Revival and Subjection: 1800-1850: The Harvest Moon.
11. The Worst of Times: 1850-1900: The Hunting Moon.
12. The Rise of Modern Iroquois: 1900-1950: The Cold Moon.
13. The Contemporary Scene: 1950-2000: The Very Cold Moon.