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 »

Iroquois, or Haudenosaunee, typically made clothing from woven fibers and animal hides, such as deerskin. They adorned their clothing with wooden beads, porcupine quills and feathers. Traditionally, men wore breechcloths... More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »