Iroquois by Johnson Michael G.
In this handsome book Michael G. Johnson the author of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes and its companion Arts and Crafts of the North American Tribes looks at the people of the Iroquois Confederacy. The tribes were the Mohawk Oneida Cayuga Onondaga Seneca and - admitted into the Iroquois as a sixth nation by 1722 - the Tuscarora. Iroquois: People of the Longhouse details their story up to the present day when perhaps 50000 people of Iroquois descent still live on or near their reserves in Canada and the USA with that many again living in cities.Rich with archival contemporary and modern photographs maps and illustrations Iroquois: People of the Longhouse contains: * The Origins of the Iroquois Confederacy; * The Six Nations and Incorporated Tribes; * History 1500-1750; * The French and Indian War 1754-1766; * New Wars in the Old Northwest; * The American Revolution and the Aftermath; * Disintegration Reformation and Perseverance 1783 to the Present; * Iroquois in the West; * Iroquois Social & Political Organization; * Warfare; * Food and Flora; * Religion and Rituals; * Material Culture: Longhouses Dress Wampum Masks Decorative Art Beadwork; * Important People in Six Nations History. An Iroquois gazetteer bibliography and list of Iroquois reserves and reservations and their populations complete this authoritative reference.