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The Iroquois Confederacy. An Indigenous North American civilization with equal rights and representative government that left Europeans in bewilderment. Their influence affected the American free spirit and the modern day woman's rights movement. This show covers the culture, histories and legends of the Haudenosaunee. The People of the Longhouse.

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The Iroquois Confederacy. An Indigenous North American civilization with equal rights and representative government that left Europeans in bewilderment. Their influence affected the American free spirit and the modern day woman's rights movement. This show covers the culture, histories and legends of the Haudenosaunee. The People of the Longhouse.

    L08 Raccoon and the Crayfish

    L08 Raccoon and the Crayfish

    New Legends Episode - Raccoon is starving and needs to use his wits to get a meal.  The crayfish are not an easy dish.



    Based on the Story by Arthur C. Parker (Seneca)

    • 7 min
    56 I Am Rochester - With Garrett Wendt

    56 I Am Rochester - With Garrett Wendt

    This week Director Garrett Wendt joins the show to discuss his upcoming documentary. We talk about what inspired him to undertake this massive project. We touch on the Haudenosaunee influence on the Women's Rights movement, as well as learn about abolitionists Charle Finney and Fredrick Douglas.
    You don't want to miss this film!

    For more information click here:
    https://iamrochester.com
    https://www.facebook.com/RochesterMovie/

    • 43 min
    55 The War of 1812 | Part 3 | Division and Reunification

    55 The War of 1812 | Part 3 | Division and Reunification

    Tecumseh is in the fight for his life at the Battle of the Thames.  Meanwhile, bloody conflicts continue on both sides of the Niagara River.  Can the Confederacy survive another Civil War?

    Sources:
    The Iroquois in the War of 1812 by C. Benn
    The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict by Donald Hickey
    The Wampum Chronicles- by Darren Bonaparte
    Transcriptions from Draper Manuscript (1877)
    Draper Manuscripts, Series U, Volume 11
    Notes from Oneida Indians - Oct. 30 - Nov. 2nd inclusive, 1877

    • 37 min
    54 The War of 1812 | Part 2 | Queenston Heights

    54 The War of 1812 | Part 2 | Queenston Heights

    In the fall of 1812 thousands of American forces gathered on the Niagara River to attack Upper Canada.  But 80 Members of the Six Nations of Grand River made sure that the invaders didn't get very far.  

    • 34 min
    53 The War of 1812 | Part 1 | Tecumseh & John Norton

    53 The War of 1812 | Part 1 | Tecumseh & John Norton

    In this episode we give the background on how the native peoples of the American Continent dealt with the Euro-Americans during the first decade of the 19th Century.  New leaders will rise.  John Norton, a Scottish-Cherokee who became a Mohawk and Tecumseh a Shawnee leader who had a vision to unite all tribes together to save their people from extinction.
    Sources:

    The Journal of Major John Norton

    The Iroquois in the War of 1812 by Carl Benn

    The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict by Donald R Hick

    • 38 min
    Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving

    Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving

    There is no single day that is Thanksgiving in Haudenosaunee society.  Instead it is a lifestyle that needs to be put into practice on a daily basis.  In this short supplemental we cover a traditional Mohawk prayer of Thanksgiving that is recited at gatherings and celebrations.

    • 11 min

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