The Iroquois Life

Their beliefs and traditions

longhouses

The Iroquois used to live in these longhouse. The people had a place to sleep on the bare ground and had a place to keep food and clothes.Each two families shared a fire pit to stay warm in the winter.

They work together

The girls and boys have different skills. Boys hunt and learn how to trade with the french. The girls learn how to cook and weave baskets and make pots.

traditions and beliefs

The Iroquois believed everything had a spirit.They believed that they were bad spirit and good spirit. some help some cause sickness.In the midwinter ceremony the have big meals and dance.A messenger with a mask comes and stir ash means a start of a new seasons.

They work together