The History and Culture of Iroquois Diplomacy

SKU: 0815626509

Mary A. Druke, William N. Fenton, Francis Jennings
Grade Levels:
College, University
Cayuga, Iroquois, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, Tuscarora, Woodland
Book Type:
Syracuse University Press

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The History and Culture of Iroquois Diplomacy: An Interdisciplinary Guide to the Treaties of the Six Nations and Their League was developed through the efforts of the Newberry Library's project to document all Haudenosaunee (iroquois) treaties. This book was to serve as a general introductory guide. As such it provides a handy reference for treaties, treaty events, participants, and a glossary of metaphors used in Haudenosaunee political rhetoric. The chapters discuss treay diplomacy, alliances, the Iroquois in Canada, Function of wampum in councils, Treaty Events from earliest known in 1613 to 1913; treaty calendar, gazetteer, and a list persons participating in treaties. Contributors include Francis Jennings, William N. Fenton, Mary Druke, Michael Foster, Robert Surtees, and David R. Miller.

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