Iroquoian


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Iroquoian

(ĭr'əkwoi`ən), branch of Native North American languages belonging to the Hokan-Siouan linguistic family, or stock, of North and Central America. See Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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We are at a point in Iroquoian society in our relationships to both the U.
Once the foremost language of trade and diplomacy, believed even to be "the original language from which the other Iroquoian languages stemmed," Huron died "at the hands of Christianity.
All the songs are performed in Iroquoian languages, with English translations included in the liner notes.
Although the musical structure of the song is not considered traditional Iroquoian and the lyrics are in English, subtle stylistic features are found which mark this as uniquely Iroquoian in nature.
Schoolcraft's writings, especially Algic Researches, had a profound influence on <IR> LONGFELLOW </IR> , who repeated Schoolcraft's great blunder--confusing the Iroquoian Hiawatha with the Chippewa Manabozho and placing on the southern shores of Lake Superior adventures that had taken place in central New York.
Speck reports moosehair embroidery as a decorative art form from the Northern Athapaskans in the Canadian Subarctic to the Iroquoian and Wabanaki groups in the Northeast.
1867 YEAR the word derived from the Iroquoian for village - "kanata" - united the newly formed country
A history of Native American population, depopulation, and Iroquoian archaeology are also provided.
The murder was a calculated, if desperate, attempt to assert Iroquois sovereignty over the Ohio Country and its native inhabitants by implicating the British in a deed that by Indian standards would require retribution and bring the empire into alignment with Iroquoian visions of territorial conquest.
Lawrence Valley Iroquoian culture will be highlighted, accompanied by the participation of the Cherokee nation and the Attikamekw from Manawan, who are celebrating their centenary of permanent settlement.
Iroquoian curries are to die for, but if you're more interested in a kick-ass samosas, I heartily recommend the Mi'kmaq.
As Kanata, the 17th century Ontario Iroquoian village, geared up for the tourist season last year, they suffered a crippling blow.