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  • Iroquois Kinship

    Kinship of the Iroquois Christine Garcia ANT 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Prof. Benjamin Wright March 12‚ 2012 KINSHIP OF THE IROQUOIS Kinship can best be defined as a system of social relationships‚ or in simpler terms a system of family. According to our text‚ “kinship involves how people classify each other‚ the rules that affect people’s behavior‚ and people’s actual behavior.” (Nowak and Laird‚ 2010‚ 4:5) Kinship can be seen in our everyday lives within our own circle

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  • Iroquois Tribe

    The Iroquois of the Eastern Woodland Region The Iroquois are a group of five Native Americans Tribe’s from the Eastern Woodland region. These tribes are among the most powerful in the region‚ they live close together and speak close to the same language. The tribes of the Iroquois Nation include the “Seneca‚ Cayuga‚ Onondaga‚ Oneida‚ and Mohawk” (Boehm‚ 2000‚ p. 93). The Eastern Woodland Region was east of The Plains Indians and extended from New England and Maryland to the great lakes area into

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  • Iroquois Kinship

    Iroquois Kinship Susan Pierson ANT101 Cultural Anthropology Kristin Akerele May 13‚ 2013 Iroquois Kinship This paper is going to introduce the Iroquois kinship. Kinship can best be defined as a system of social relationships‚ or in simpler terms a system of family. Kinship can be seen in our everyday lives within our own circle of family and friends‚ and how we classify them in regards to importance and how we treat them based on our classifications of them. Kinship can best be defined

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  • Iroquois Nation: The Iroquois Mourning War

    The Iroquois Nation was made up of five nations‚ all of whom believed that the Earth began with “one of the Ancient Ones.” The creation story continues to explain the existence of land‚ humans‚ and food. The Iroquois were a deeply spiritual people‚ and this spurned Mourning Wars. Their spirituality supported their belief that any member of their tribe that died a violent death‚ such as a warrior‚ could not be buried with their family‚ as their spirit was destined to wander the Earth in search of

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  • iroquois indians

    Ethnography Research 10/10/2014 Iroquois Indians The book I used for some of my ethnographic research was the League of the Iroquois by Lewis H. Morgan. The Iroquois were people of the longhouse. Longhouses are long and narrow bark covered homes‚ which contained one large extended family. Within the Iroquois tribe there were five sub clans that made up the Iroquois League which were the Cayuga‚ Mohawk‚ Oneida‚ Onondaga‚ and Seneca. These sub clans made up the Iroquois League or league of peace and

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  • Iroquois Culture

    The Iroquois Tribe The culture of the Iroquois people had much to do with their environment‚ ways of living‚ and food. They had many things in common with other tribes‚ while also having some differences. These small differences are what made each and every tribe unique. The Iroquois lived in the eastern woodlands near the Great Lakes and in the Ohio River Valley. Because of the abundance of water‚ they were able to grow their crops well there. The Iroquois Confederacy consisted of 6 separate nations

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  • Cree vs Iroquois

    and the Iroquois The Cree and the Iroquois have a lot in common. Both the Cree and the Iroquois have gone through the routine Native American problems of self-determination and land controls‚ yet the Cree‚ possibly because of their sheer numbers‚ have weathered these problems much better. The Cree language is one of the few North American languages likely to survive into the next century‚ while the Iroquois Indians have been much more assimilated into the American world. The Iroquois Indians

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  • Iroquois Indians and Lacrosse

    Iroquois Indians and Lacrosse Lacrosse is a sport played worldwide and is centerpiece of the Iroquois Indian culture. This sport involves using a small rubber ball and a long-handled stick called a crosse (aka lacrosse stick) and because this is a contact sport‚ it requires padding. The head of the lacrosse stick is strung with loose mesh that is designed to catch and hold the lacrosse ball. The object of the game is to score by shooting the call into the opponent’s goal. The stick can be used to

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  • The Micmac V.S. the Iroquois

    The Micmac V.S. The Iroquois Although the Micmac and the Iroquois Confederacy are both Aboriginal groups‚ they have many differences as well as similarities. One area of such‚ is their traditional justice systems. Their governments and laws are in some ways similar‚ but in many ways different. The Micmac reside in what is now Nova Scotia‚ eastern New Brunswick‚ Prince Edward Island‚ and southern Gaspe. The territory was subdivided in to seven districts. Each of these districts contained family

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  • The Iroquois: People of the Longhouse

    Assignment The Iroquois: People of the Longhouse Prepared for: Victor Gulewitsch TA: Cecibel Rodriguez ANTH*1150*02 Prepared By: Ellen Griffin Student ID: 0726506 Date: March 17‚ 2011 The Iroquois: People of the Longhouse Introduction The Iroquois are considered a branch of North American Indians‚ also known as Haudenosaunee or the “People of the Longhouse”. The Iroquois have greatly contributed to society through initiating the Iroquois confederacy also called the Iroquois League formed in

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