The Iroquois are made up of five different tribes that settled around upstate New York 4,000 years ago; this Five Nations Iroquois Confederacy included the Seneca, Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga and Onondaga. The Iroquois langua... More »

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 »

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 Five Nations, also called the Iroquois Confederacy, originally consisted of the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations, all inhabiting land in the present-day states of New York and Pennsylvania. In 1722... More » History Modern History US History

The Iroquois spoke six different languages, including Onondaga, Mohawk, Seneca, Cayuga, Oneida and Tuscarora. The languages have roots with other Native American languages, such as Huron and Cherokee. More »

The Cherokee tribe descended from the Iroquois and migrated from the Great Lakes to settle parts of Georgia, Tennessee, and North and South Carolina. The tribe’s initial contacts with Europeans proved disastrous when sma... More » History Ancient History Ancient America

During prehistoric times, the Chickasaw Indian tribe migrated to what is now known as Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. In 1540, the tribe's first interaction with Europeans occurred when they made contact wi... More » History Ancient History Ancient America