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Iroquois History and Legends

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Dec 31, 2020

Snowsnake is one of the most popular indigenous winter sports. Not only for people in the Haudenosaunee community but for dozens of other nations and tribes as well. Learn about how this entertaining game is played through today's story about two young boys who fall into an argument about the outcome of a...

Aug 6, 2020

It is known as the Creator's Game. People in North America have been playing Lacrosse for thousands of years. In modern times high schools and colleges have developed large programs. International competition has been growing as well.  Today we are pleased to have several members of the Iroquois Nationals Organization...

Jul 13, 2020

Fox and Raccoon continue their contentious relationship in this short story.

Based on Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children by Mabel Powers [1917]

Jun 14, 2020

Today's co-host is Karl Dockstader. Karl is a member of the Oneida Nation. He is an award winning radio host and a fan of Iroquois History and Legends. Together we cover racism, treaties, culture, and history. We look at past and present Haudenosaunee generations and their impact on the world. Finally we ponder what the...

Jun 8, 2020

A few years after the Civil War, General Grant became President Grant and his friend Ely was appointed the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. He was the first indigenous person to hold the office. Today we finish our three part series on the life of Ely Parker

The Life of General Ely S. Parker by Arthur C. Parker