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Iroquois History and Legends

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May 29, 2016

Warfare was a way of life for everyone living in Northeastern America since before there was memory or record.  Today we talk about how warfare was conducted pre-European contact.  Also with the waves of epidemics destroying native populations the Iroquois Nations stepped up raids into neighboring regions looking for...

May 8, 2016

To the Haudenosaunee stories are a vital part of their culture.  In this show we will share two of them.  Turtle's Race with Beaver and How Bear Lost His Tail. 

Sources - Inspired by Traditional Seneca stories as told in SKUNNY WUNDY: SENECA INDIAN TALES BY ARTHUR CASWELL...

May 3, 2016

At the end of the 15th Century the  Age of Discovery and Exploration was just beginning. In 1534 Jacques Cartier made contact  with  the  Iroquoian peoples of the St. Lawrence River valley. It was all downhill from there.  In fact  things will  never be the same. Old World pathogens  will soon destroy anyone's way of...