Iroquois

ROOTS of the IROQUOIS

Author: 
Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden)

Here is the fascinating story of the Iroquois, with information on the history of the individual nations, their great leaders, and their speeches. Includes the laws of the Iroquois government (the first true democracy) and the story of the Great Peace.

LEGENDS of the IROQUOIS

Author: 
Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden)

Tehanetorens is a master storyteller in the Mohawk tradition. In this book he presents legends both in the form of pictographs and English text that carry the reader into Native American culture and teach basic lessons about what it means to be a human being.

Children are especially fascinated by the pictographs, and the narratives are beautifully supported with illustrations by Iroquois artist Kahionhes. A key to the Six Nations pictographs, symbols, and clans are fully depicted.

WAMPUM BELTS of the IROQUOIS

Author: 
Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden)

Guided by their teacher, students of the Indian Way School at Akwesasne Mohawk Nation present their authentic bead-for-bead replicas of sacred Iroquois wampum belts and strings. Includes descriptions of the meaning of each piece and how it fits into the history of the Iroquois people.

SISTERS in SPIRIT

Author: 
Sally Roesch Wagner

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on Early American Feminists

Recounts, with documentation, the influence of the Iroquois model of freedom on women’s early struggle for freedom and equality in the United States. The revolutionary changes unleashed by the Iroquois-to-feminist relationship continue to shape our lives today. This book is used in many women’s studies courses at colleges and universities around the country.