The Iroquois League was formed by an association of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca nations around 1570. The Iroquois refer to themselves as the Haudenosaunee, which means People of the Longhouse.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.