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Super Quiz: The Iroquois (Haudenosaunee)

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published December 6, 2012 at 2:09 a.m.

  1. — “Haudenosaunee” means “People of the ———.” 2.The original Iroquois League consisted of how many Indian nations?

  2. Name any two of the original nations.

  3. In 1722, the league became the Six Nations when this nation joined.

  4. Tradition says the league was formed by two men; one known as “The Great Peacemaker” and the other was named ———.

  5. What historical event caused the first political split among the Six Nations?

  6. The Iroquois were matrilineal. What does that mean?

  7. For what TV role was Canadian Mohawk Jay Silverheels known?

  8. Which two of the Finger Lakes have names of the Five Nations?

Answers 1. Longhouse 2. Five 3. Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca 4. Tuscarora 5. Hiawatha 6. American Revolution 7. Traced descent through the female line. 8. Tonto 9. Cayuga and Seneca

Weekend, Pages 38 on 12/06/2012

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