They Came, Saw, & Conquered

The Iroquois

The Irate Iroquois

War-like. Vengeful. Yet there was more than just that. There was much, much, more to their rich culture of life.




CLOTHING

Mishy Han

Iroquois by Mishy Han

Transportation: the Iroquois

A PART OF THEIR CULTURE, A PART OF THEIR LIFE: FOOD

Clans & Family Life

FACTS:

-A clan was a group of related people with a common ancestor; they were named after animals, birds, & fish

-Matrilineal system: traced descent through mother

-Each longhouse contained people in specific clan; most people descended from one woman

-Clan mother, sisters, daughters, adult granddaughters had hearth there for "nuclear family"

-Women were powerful; clan mother = wisest, oldest, matriarch, respected greatly
TRADE

A LucidChart showing the cycle of trading.