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Hiawatha

(hī`əwä`thə), fl. c.1550, legendary chief of the Onondaga of North America. He is credited with founding the Iroquois ConfederacyIroquois Confederacy
or Iroquois League
, North American confederation of indigenous peoples, initially comprising the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca.
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. He is the hero of the well-known poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Bibliography

See T. R. Henry, Wilderness Messiah (1955).

Hiawatha

adventurous avenger of his father’s wickedness to his mother. [Am. Lit.: Longfellow The Song of Hiawatha in Magill I, 905]

Hiawatha

“wise man”; legendary founder of Iroquois Confederacy. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 229; Am. Lit.: “Hiawatha” in Benét, 466]
See: Wisdom

Hiawatha

a 16th-century Onondaga Indian chief: credited with the organization of the Five Nations
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