We will talk about the different nations that make up the Iroquois Confederacy.
We will also talk about the different names of the title holders and what their duties are.
The students will be given a worksheet to fill in with all the information.Haudenosaunee Worksheet.doc
In this lesson, students will learn about the Haudenosaunee and the Iroquois Confederacy. The students will learn some of the duties of the different title holders.
Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Tuscarora, Iroquois Confederacy, Grand Council, Clan, Clan Mother, Chief, Sub Chief, Sachem, Elder Brother, Younger Brother, Runner, Great Law of Peace, Wampum, Onkwehonwe, Faithkeeper, NationDefinitions Worksheet
The teacher will ask the students if they know who the Haudenosaunee are? What are some of the names of the nation of the Haudenosaunee? What is a Chief? What is a Clan Mother?
What are the names of some of the nations that are part of the Iroquois Confederacy?
Where are they located?
What are some of the names of the title holders?
What are the duties of the title holders?
The students will answer questions on the Haudenosaunee.
The students will ask questions about the Haudenosaunee.
The students will write on a worksheet the things that they have learned about the Haudenosaunee.
This activity takes more than one week to complete.
We will be using a laminated chart titled "Civil Council of The Confederation of the Six Nations"
Iroquois Culture & Commentary by Doug George-Kanentiio