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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That song, written for and about his mother, is the basis of the following analysis of the symbolic structuring of a non-traditional song in English that builds out of an Iroquoian discourse tradition.
In his classic work of 1851, League of the Ho-De-No-Ssu-Nee, Lewis Henry Morgan, the Father of Iroquois studies, provided several statements which illustrates the high status of women in Iroquoian society.
While some of these were clearly inspired by non-indigenous headgear such as Victorian style sportsmen's and smoking caps, as well as the Scottish highland glengarry, the crown type in question may have origins in traditional Iroquoian men's headgear.
compiles 24 recent articles on Iroquoian archaeology, written mostly from the 1990s on and drawn from regional and international journals, edited volumes, and conference proceedings.
Nationhood, nation building is on our minds," he said, adding that the Iroquois Caucus wanted to ensure that any "reincarnation of the AFN is inclusive of our wishes as Iroquoian people.
May seems to be an eventful month for the Kanata Iroquoian Village in Brantford, Ont.
Maize, matrilocality, migrations and northern Iroquoian evolution, Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 8: 151-82.
Many of the ceramics represent local wares, but the presence of plain shell-tempered pottery suggests an early Upper Mississippian influence; decorative motifs on grit-temper ed ceramics, as well, are suggestive of Iroquoian groups.
The Iroquoian speaking Huron lived on the Penetanguishene Peninsula on the shores of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.
And the people of the longhouse exhibit looks at the first peoples as cultivators of corn, beans and squash and the important place women have in the social and political life of Iroquoian society," Andrea Laforet said.
Both the Algonquian and Iroquoian peoples of the Northeast woodlands produced this style of coin purse.
Marginal agricultural Ontario Iroquoian nations, at and just before European contact, had fairly uniform high levels of bone pathology but differing reliance on hunted and gathered food (Jackes 1988a: 109-10).