Haudenosaunee Books

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The Iroquois 
by Richard Gaines

Contributing Editor Barbara Gray-Kanatiyosh

Illustrations by John Kahionhes Fadden

Reading level: Ages 4-8
School & Library Binding (September 2000) 
Abdo & Daughters; ISBN: 1577653734 

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To order click here: The Iroquois

 

 

Iroquois Culture and Commentary
by Doug George-Kanentiio

Paperback - 192 pages  (October 2000)
This book  features over 40 essays concerning Haudenosaunee related issues and cultural knowledge. 
Kanentiio is an Akwesasne Mohawk..

To order the book click on link: Iroquois Culture & Commentary

 

 

 

 

Treaty Of Canandaigua 1794
by G. Peter Jemison (Editor), Anna M. Schein (Editor)

Paperback - 256 pages (April 15, 2000)

This book provides an Iroquois perspective on the events leading to the signing of the Treaty in November, 1794. 

Includes essays by many Haudenosaunee leaders and scholars. The book is an read for anyone interested in Iroquois culture, land claims, and history.

To order the book click on link: TREATY of CANADAIGUA

Heeding the Voices of Our Ancestors: Kahnawake Mohawk Politics and the Rise of Native Nationalism 

by Gerald  Alfred (Kahnawake Mohawk)
Paperback - 220 pages (July 1995)

To order the book click on link: Heeding the Voices 

 

Peace, Power, Righteousness : An Indigenous Manifesto 
by Taiaiake Alfred 
Paperback (May 1999) 

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Peace, power,..

 

 

 

Skywoman : Legends of the Iroquois
by Joanne Tekalihwa Shenandoah, Doug George-Kanentiio

 Illustrated by John Kahionhes Fadden &  David Kanietakeron Fadden

Hardcover - 112 pages (July 1998)

To order the book click on link: Skywoman: Legends of the Iroquois

   

Legends of the Iroquois
by Tehanetorens (Ray Fadden)

Paperback - 112 pages (September 1998)

Illustrations by Tehanetorens and John Kahionhes Fadden

To order the book click on link: Legends of the Iroquois

 

 

Wampum Belts of the Iroquois
by Ray Fadden Tehanetorens

Paperback - 96 pages (August 1999)

This book contains a wealth of information on wampum production, trade, and offers pictures and explanation of numerous Haudenosaunee wampum belts.  Talks about string wampum and more. 

To order the book click on link: Wampum Belts of the Iroquois

White Roots of Peace : The Iroquois Book of Life
by Paul Wallace 

Hardcover - 156 pages Revised edition (July 1994)

This book tells the story of the founding of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Confederacy.  The Forward by the late Chief Leon Shenandoah how he was chosen to be the Tadodaho.

To order the book click on link: White Roots of Peace

Iroquois Corn in a Culture-Based Curriculum : A Framework for Respectfully Teaching About Cultures
by Carol Cornelius

Paperback - 296 pages (December 1998)

This is a must have book for educators, scholars, and anyone who would like to see a holistic and Native American presentation of and how to teach Haudenosaunee culture. 

To order the book click on link: Iroquois Corn in a Culture:

The Six Nations of New York : The 1892 United States Extra Census Bulletin (Documents in American Social History)
by Robert Venables

Paperback (August 1996)

This is an excellent resource that contains numerical data and interesting information concerning population, lands, types of jobs, language speakers, fur trade, & more. 

This book is used today by the Haudenosaunee in land claims issues.

To order the book click on link: The Six Nations of New York: 1892

The Great Law and the Longhouse : A Political History of the Iroquois Confederacy (Civilization of the American Indian Series, Vol 223)

by William Nelson Fenton

Hardcover - 808 pages (March 1998)

This book talks about the Creation Story, wampum, the fur trade, the Great law of Peace, and much more.

To order the book click on link: The Great Law and the Longhouse  

   

Utopian Legacies : A History of Conquest & Oppression in the Western World
by John Mohawk (Seneca)

To order the book click on link: Utopian Legacies : A History of Conquest...

Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy):
by Bruce Elliott Johansen (Editor).

Hardcover: 384 pages (July 2000). To order the book click on link: Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee...

NEW

 Conspiracy of Interests: Iroquois Dispossession and the Rise of New York States  by Laurence M. Hauptman

Paperback (April 2001)

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Mohawk Language

Let's Speak Mohawk (Kanyen'keha Tewatati) 

by David K. Maracle

Book and Audio Tapes 112 pages

To order click on the link:  Let's Speak Mohawk (Kanyen' Keha Tewatati)

 

Without Audio Tapes:

Let's Speak Mohawk (Kanyen'keha Tewatati) 

by David K. Maracle

Book 116 pages

To order click on the link: Let's Speak Mohawk (Kanyen' Keha Tewatati)

 

NEW

Sisters in Spirit: Iroquois Influence on Early Feminists

by Sally R. Wagner

Paperback - 128 pages (September 2001)

To order click on the link:  Sisters in Spirit: Iroquois Influence...

 

 

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