The Great Law and the Longhouse: A Political History of the Iroquois Confederacy

University of Oklahoma PressSKU: 9780806141237

Author:
William N. Fenton
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Cayuga, Iroquois, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, Tuscarora, Woodland
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
786
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Copyright Data:
2010

Price:
Sale price$83.90

Description

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. Gibson's Account; the Good Message of Handsome Lake; the Condolence Council; Installation of Cayuga Chiefs in 1945; the Installation of Onondaga Chiefs in 1951; the Roll Call; and Wampum. The book contains an extensive bibliography, a detailed index, maps, and back and white archival photographs.

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