Mohawks

By: Fuzzy and Bryce

Where they lived

The Mohawk Indians lived in whats now Northern New York and Southeastern Canada.They lived in the Eastern Woodlands region. They also lived before the 1700's. Their territory extended from the Delaware river to the St. Lawrence river. Their population is 47,000.

How They Lived.

The Mohawks Lived in long houses, wigwams, and tipis. They got their food from fishing, hunting, and growing crops. They hunted bears, wolves, deer, turkey, and foxes. The men wore breech clothes with leggins, and the women wore rape around skirts and shorter leggings. They all wore moccasins.

War

About War

The Mohawks allies were the British and the other five nations, and there enemies were the French and Algonquian. Men were the only ones who went into war. The Mohawks carried on great wars against the Indians of Canada.

Government

Nine Mohawk chiefs represent their tribes interest in the Iroquois council. Meetings take place throughout the Mohawk valley.