The Iroquois' enemies were the Algonkin tribe and the settlers of the United States; however, before the 1500s the Iroquois were also enemies to one another, according to the Independence Hall Association. This is becaus... More »

The most prominent weapons in an Iroquois man's arsenal were the bow, war club, knife, lance and tomahawk. Although today the war club and tomahawk are most often associated with the Iroquois, a warrior could utilize any... 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 »

Lacrosse, cornhusk dolls and a sport that involves throwing a dart through a hoop are all examples of customs of the Iroquois tribe. Some of these customs have been appropriated into modern American culture. More »

Iroquois canoes were water vessels made out of elm bark or a hollowed-out log. Though most styles of Native-American canoes were built to be light and swift, Iroquois canoes could be very long, as much as 30 feet in leng... 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 Iroquois were a native confederacy whose territories were originally within the boundaries of modern-day New York state between the Adirondack mountains and Niagara Falls. They conquered lands that eventually extende... More »