William Fenton: Selected Writings is a collection of anthropologist William Fenton's (1908 - 2005) classic articles about Iroquoian studies. Edited by fellow ethnologists William A Starna and Jack Campisi includes 11 essays; 5 book reviews; 4 obituaries of key Haudenosaunee informants; and 6 brief accounts of the annual Conference on Iroquois Research.
Iroquois on Fire: A Voice from the Mohawk Nation is an insider's perspective on the struggles of the Six Nations Iroquois to maintain their democracy based on the Great Law of Peace. Akwesasne Mohawk journalist Doug George writes with clarity and honesty about the issues faced by his community and other contemporary Six Nations communities to maintain their lands and their families within the context of federal interference, land use/claims, political activism, and organized crime.
Iroquois Journey: An Anthropologist Remembers is the 204-page memoir of the noted Iroquoianist William Fenton. Completed just prior to his death, this volume describes his ancestors, his education as an anthropologist, his theories about anthropology and his subjects, his research, and his later years. The book contains a few black and white photographs, an index and bibliography. Edited by William Starna and Jack Campisi.
The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontier of Iroquoia, 1667-1783 is a landmark study of Iroquois and European communities and coexistence in eastern North America before the American Revolution. David L. Preston details the ways in which European and Iroquois settlers on the frontiers creatively adapted to each other's presence, weaving webs of mutually beneficial social, economic, and religious relationships that sustained the peace for most of the eighteenth century.
The Iroquois published by Blackwell and written by archaeologist Dean Snow is a comprehensive account of the five nations - Onondagas, Senecas, Mohawks, Oneidas and Cayugas - who together made up the Iroquois Confederacy. He presents detailed information form their origins in prehistory to their dispersal and confinement after the American Revolution. This accessible account by the leading scholar in the filed draws on the widest possible range of archaeological evidence to provide a narrative interpretation of a people with a complex history.
Oh So Iroquois, Kwah I:ken Tsi, Tellement Iroquois is a unique 132-page trilingual (Mohawk, English, and French) art exhibition catalogue organized and curated by Ryan Rice. The exhibition catalogue showcases Haudenosaunee artists from Quebec, Ontario, and New York. The artists employ a variety of techniques such as mixed media, sculpture, painting, photography, video, beadwork, silverwork, and installation work. Their extraordinary pieces draw on traditional metaphors and are combined with contemporary themes such a peace and the environment.
The Great Law and the Longhouse: A Political History of the Iroquois Confederacy is the classic volume by the late anthropologist and ethnohistorian William N. Fenton. He discusses the history of the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy from the time of creation until 1794. The first two sections of the work covers 16 chapters about Haudenosaunee cultural traditions and teachings including: creation; the Great Law; Chief John A.
At the Font of the Marvelous: Exploring Oral Narrative and Mythic Imagery of the Iroquois and their Neighbors is a new release by Syracuse University Press from their Iroquois and their Neighbors Series. The author, Anthony Wonderley, is currently the curator at Oneida Community Mansion House. The author employs the standard anthropological approach to classifying Haudenosaunee myths, legends, and folklore.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Iroquois Indians is one of the titles in Bridgestone Books series, Native Peoples, especially written for elementary students. This title is authored by Bill Lund who consulted with Judy Harris at the Woodland Cultural Centre Museum. Her expertise and knowledge of Six Nations Iroquois history and culture is evident throughout this title.
All the Stars in the Sky: Native Stories from the Heavens by Mohawk artist and storyteller C. J. Taylor retells seven traditional stories about the stars, the sun, and the moon. The retellings draw inspiration from Cherokee, Blackfoot, Onondaga, Inuit, Wasco, Salish, and Ojibwe legends. The stories are accompanied by occasional paintings by Taylor.