League of tribes founded by Iroquois Indians

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

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.

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  1. First Peoples in North America