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Iroquois History and Legends

You are all invited to come, learn and explore the rich history of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee or The Iroquois Confederacy.
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Nov 13, 2019

  1. This week Director Garrett Wendt joins the show to discuss his upcoming documentary. We talk about what inspired him to undertake this massive project. We touch on the Haudenosaunee influence on the Women's Rights movement, as well as learn about abolitionists Charle Finney and Fredrick Douglas.
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Nov 8, 2019

Tecumseh is in the fight for his life at the Battle of the Thames.  Meanwhile, bloody conflicts continue on both sides of the Niagara River.  Can the Confederacy survive another Civil War?

Sources:
The Iroquois in the War of 1812 by C. Benn
The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict by Donald Hickey
The Wampum Chronicles-...


Dec 22, 2018

In the fall of 1812 thousands of American forces gathered on the Niagara River to attack Upper Canada.  But 80 Members of the Six Nations of Grand River made sure that the invaders didn't get very far.  


Oct 7, 2018

In this episode we give the background on how the native peoples of the American Continent dealt with the Euro-Americans during the first decade of the 19th Century.  New leaders will rise.  John Norton, a Scottish-Cherokee who became a Mohawk and Tecumseh a Shawnee leader who had a vision to unite all tribes together...


Oct 6, 2018

There is no Thanksgiving Day in Haudenosaunee society.  Instead it is a lifestyle that needs to be put into practice on a daily basis.  In this short supplemental we cover a traditional Mohawk prayer of Thanksgiving that is recited at gatherings and celebrations.