This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Holland Impact-disease, genocide, warfare Iroquois confederacy-model for our constitution Women had a strong voice-matrilineal Academic research-rely on missionaries, traders, govt records for info New york-lewis henry morgan-worked with Iroquois-ethnocentric 1950s-anthro focus shifts-julian steward-how adapt to environment political organization-bands, tribes (sometimes called nations), confederations warfare-for these cultures, it was important aspect of their culture, way to gain prestige, way to avenge try to wipe out territories lineage that owned farmland groups that depended on farming were matrilineal PDA not allowed Matrilocal Market economy-shell-medium of exchange Longhouses-communal, 150 feet long, 20 feet wide, broken up into apartments, stored food Body art Saw advantage of guns-material culture Rewewal ceremonies Feast of the dead-every few years, some were removed from burial location and rebury them Tribes are trying to reorganize...
View Full Document
- Spring '11