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1

what is another name for Iroquois

haudenosaunee

2

what are the 6 nations

1.mohawk
2.cayuga
3.oneida
4.seneca
5.onondaga
6.tuscarora (added later)

3

who was the peacemaker

he travelled throughout the people spreading the message of peace

4

what was the peace tree

the five nations gathered around the peace tree and recided the great law of peace

5

what was the great law of peace

was there confederacy

6

what Is confederacy

it is a group of people or more making agreements

7

who was the Hiawatha

the man that travelled with the peacemaker

8

what are longhouses

a long house that was made out of wood and was where they mostly were through out the day

9

each nation were divided into clans that were named by

animals

10

what do clan mothers do

they pick a chief and led the clan

11

what were the three sisters

were the most important crops tat were beans, squash,and corn

12

what were the three roles of women

1. growing the three sisters
2. they were in charge of the family work
3. they were respected

13

what was the grand council

they were the Iroquois government

14

what was the role of men

they played lacrosse
hunted
fought in wars
being part of grand council

15

what is a wampum

purple and white beaded belt that was read by the wampum keeper and contained a special message

16

what was the role of the wampum keeper

to tell the story of the wampum keeper and keep it safe

17

were was the great law of peace originally recorded

on a wampum

18

what are the 2 roles of the chief

1. teachers and spiritual leaders
2. and were respected but not considered better then anyone else

19

what are the two types of chiefs

1. war chief
2. pine tree chief

20

what does thee war chief

gathered warriors for fighting during times of war

21

what did the pine tree chiefs do

they were people who showed special abilities

22

how many chiefs were in the grand council

50

23

the grand council always considered how the decisions would effect...

the seventh generation

24

what is consensus

means that everyone has a equal voice and the agreement is based on what is best for everyone involved

25

who were the elder brothers

Mohawks
seneca

26

who were the younger brothers

oneida
cayuga

27

what is the role of the younger brothers

they. discuss the same issue as the elder brothers after they become made a consensus they discuss it with everyone

28

what happens at a grand council meeting

they announce the topic to be down and they pick a new speaker to run the meeting each time. the chief sits with the clan mother and makes sure he is responsible to his people

29

what are clan meetings

they are held when decisions have effected them and everyone in the clan can speak

30

how were minority rights protected

allowing festivals and laws