Iroquois Mythology

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Iroquois mythology

They call themselves Haudenosaunee ( »People of the big house “), five nations composed them; the French called them Iroquois, while the English called them " Five Nations “. The mythology iroquois includes the following Native American peoples: Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, Tuscarora

Seneca "Onondowahgah" "People of the Great Hill. " Guardians of the west gate.

Cayuga Gayogoho: no »» The people of the great marshes »

Onondaga  "Onoda'gega" "The city of mountains". Guardians of the central fire.

Oneida  " Onyota'a: ka »» City of standing stone »

Mohawk  "Kahniakehake" "The Stone People". Guardians of the eastern gate.

Tuscarora "Hemp pickers" or "people wearing shirts" 

Iroquois Mythology (texts)

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