The Iroquois

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Wiley, Apr 11, 1996 - History - 290 pages
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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.

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The Iroquois (Peoples of America)

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The Iroquois nation, made up of five tribes-Onandagas, Senecas, Mohawks, Oneidas, and Cayugas-had a rich culture and history before and after the European invasion. Snow (SUNY, Albany) takes us from their origins in the first century through their survival to the present. Read full review

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Very informative, although sections do get a bit dry, in a textbook-like way. Worth reading for anyone interested in Native American history. Read full review

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Dean Snow is professor and head of anthropology at the Pennsylvania State University. His previous books include The Archaeology of North America (1979) and The Archaeology of North American Indians (1989).

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