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IROQUOIS INDIANS Teaching American History Inez Cutler
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H0W DID NATIVE AMERICANS COME TO THE FOREST? WHAT DO YOU KNOW? WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW? WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED? Click On the media clip to preview this video.
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Iroquois Population 1600’s probably less than 20,000 After1660’s increased and rose to about 25,000 1768’s decreased to only 12,000 End of Revolutionary War – less than 8,000 1940’s =17,000 Today =70,000
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Iroquois Indians- LOCATION Archeological evidence indicates the  Iroquois lived in upstate New York  before the Europeans arrived. The Onondaga were the first of the  Iroquois tribes that can be positively  identified in New York.   This seem to have begun after the  merger of two villages sometime  between 1450 and 1475. 
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Iroquois Indians – LOCATION (cont’d)
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Who are the Iroquois? The Iroquois people were  named by their enemies.  They were given the name  (Irinakhoiw) meaning  “rattlesnakes”.  Later  changing to the Iroquois.   The largest make up of the  Iroquois people was the  Mohawks.  The Mohawks  totaled to more than 35,000  members.
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Who are the Iroquois (cont’d) The Iroquois women were a major part of the  Indian culture. The Iroquois  tribes were divided 
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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