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The Iroquois, who were a group of five tribes, lived in New York, mostly along the St. Lawrence River. This tribe of Indians lived in permanent homes, although these homes were moved every 20 years or so due to the soil ... More »

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The main Native American tribes that inhabited the current state of Delaware were the Lenape, who were also called the Delaware, the Nanticoke and the Assateague. They were contacted by Dutch and English settlers, and re... More »

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The Mohawk tribe lived in the areas around the Great Lakes in what is now Quebec, Ontario and New York. The tribe was an original member of the Iroquois Confederacy. During the colonial period, the Mohawk generally allie... More »

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An Iroquois longhouse was a traditional home for Native American tribes living in southern New England, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A longhouse was constructed of wooden poles covered in bark that housed as ma... More »

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The Iroquois Indians are members of a group of Native American tribes, which was referred to by European colonists as the "Six Nations." This confederacy of tribes originally occupied an area close to Lake Ontario in New... More »

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The religious beliefs of the Iroquois varied, as the different tribes lived far apart and there are few written records of their practices. However, some commonly held beliefs included worshiping certain god and goddess-... More »

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The Iroquois tribes of Native Americans primarily traveled by land on foot or animals, but also used dugout canoes for waterway trips. The early Iroquois used dogs as pack animals, with horses replacing them after the ar... More »

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