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Native Americans of New York State By Diane Willson Jennifer Hurst
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Native Americans Native Americans Before the United States was settled by the European explorers it was inhabited by a large number of Native American tribes. Indiginous to the land we now know as New York State, was a powerful and close knit tribe known as the Iroquois Confederacy. .
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The six aboriginal nations which united to form the confederacy are: The Seneca, Cayuga, Oneida, Mohawk and Tuscarora. Each is a separate political and geographical entity with it’s own government, land base and membership. In addition to the Iroquois Nation, several Algonquin tribes also occupied territory in New York State Native Americans
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Mai n Menu Mai n Menu Mohawk Oneida Tuscarora Seneca Cayuga Erie Onondaga Delaware Exit
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Mohawk Mohawk Tribe in the Iroquois Confederacy. One of the five original tribes They occupied the Mohawk River Valley and today two settlements are found in Franklin and St. Lawrence counties in New York.
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men fished or hunted, depending on the season Families lived together in large bark-covered dwellings called longhouses. Each community was governed by a ruling council and a village chief. Mohawk
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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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