The Iroquois League of Nations' primary purpose was to enforce the Great Law of Peace to settle disputes and prevent warfare between the allied tribal nations. Originally consisting of five tribes, the League considered ... More »

Famous Iroquois people include Dekanawidah, the author of the Iroquois Constitution, and the prophet Handsome Lake. Hiawatha and Chief John Big Tree also are notable Iroquois. More »

While the Iroquois used several modes of transportation, almost all of them were dependent on human power. Walking was their most common way of moving. They used canoes to travel along rivers and in the Great Lakes. When... More »

The League of Nations failed in the 1930s because, although its primary mission was to secure world peace, it did not prevent Axis nations from invading and annexing nations and World War II from breaking out. It was wea... More »

The League of Nations had several goals, including disarmament, negotiating to settle disputes between countries, improving global welfare, and using collective security and diplomacy to prevent war. The Paris Peace Conf... More »

The Iroquois have many symbols including turtles, the tree symbol that alludes to the Great Tree of Peace, the eagle and a cluster of arrows. The turtle is the symbol of one of the Iroquois clans. More »

The Tree of Peace is a symbol of unity among the Five Nations of the Iroquois people, and its place within the Iroquois Constitution lends permanence to their bonds. In Iroquois tradition, the Creator sent a Peacemaker w... More »