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Children of the Longhouse

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Eleven-year-old Ohkwa'ri and his twin sister must make peace with a hostile gang of older boys in their Mohawk village during the late 1400s.

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Children of the Longhouse

Iroquois Voices, Iroquois Visions: A Celebration of Contemporary Six Nations Arts

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Collection of poetry, prose, and pictures by contemporary Iroquois people.

Iroquois Voices, Iroquois Visions: A Celebration of Contemporary Six Nations Arts

The Iroquois Constitution: A Primary Source Investigation of the Law of the Iroquois

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A discussion of the constitution of the Iroquois Confederacy and the influence of this constitution and its values on the political ideas of the United States.

The Iroquois Constitution: A Primary Source Investigation of the Law of the Iroquois

Legends of the Iroquois

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Tehanetorens is a master story teller in the Mohawk tradition. In Legends of the Iroquois ancient stories are presented both in pictographs and with an English translation. The text is beautifully supported with illustrations by the accomplished Iroquois artist Kahionhes. The legends carry us deep into a Native American culture and teach basic lessons about what it means to be a human being.

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Legends of the Iroquois

...If You Lived With the Iroquois

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This book describes what life was like for the Iroquois hundreds of years ago. By putting the reader in the empathetic position of posing the information as questions, the reader is drawn into the subject matter in a realistic and exciting way. The reader discovers the rich culture of the Iroquois from their festivals, religion, education, work, and beliefs.

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...If You Lived With the Iroquois

The Iroquois of New York

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The Iroquois Confederacy was formed when five Native American nations agreed to unite in peace and accept a constitution that guaranteed each nation equal representation in government and the freedom to preserve its own traditions. Later expanding to six nations, the Iroquois Confederacy was an inspiration to the founders of the United States. This book details their religion and culture, while telling the story of their journey from ancient times to today.

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Song of the Hermit Thrush: An Iroquois Legend

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Magnificent illustrations and captivating texts tell the legends of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Americas, and Native America.

Song of the Hermit Thrush: An Iroquois Legend

Hiawatha: Founder of the Iroquois Confederacy

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For some 600 years, Hiawatha has been revered among the Iroquois people as a hero of mythic proportions. His greatest accomplishment lay in founding the Iroquois Confederacy, a league of nations that stresses cooperation, peace, and unity.

In the time of Hiawatha, the Iroquois--comprising the Onondaga, Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, and Seneca nations--were embroiled in numerous conflicts, both internal and external. Saddened by the violence, Hiawatha used his great oratory skills to try to convince his people to stop warring. ...

Hiawatha: Founder of the Iroquois Confederacy

The Iroquois

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Their history, beliefs, way of life, and situation today.

The Iroquois

A Walk in the Rain Forest

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Take a walk in the rain forest. It's hot and humid and humming with life. Look up into the dense canopy of leaves above you. Tangled vines lead to the treetops, where parrots squawk and monkeys swing from branch to branch.

A Walk in the Rain Forest

Resources and Conservation

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This series looks at the biology and behavior of the rainforest plants, animals and people, describing how they live together in harmony and balance and how vital they are to the well-being of the world. Resources and Conservation examines the eco-systems provided by the rain forests of the world, why forest clearance is taking place on such a large scale and how it is damaging the delicate environments. Divided into short, concise chapters it looks at the biology and behavior of rain forest plants and describes how they live together.

Resources and Conservation

People and Places

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There is an abundance of life in the rain forests of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Amazon, though few humans live there. People and Places describes what and where the world's tropical rain forests are, how they are decreasing in size, and who the settlers, scientists, and indigenous peoples are who live in the rain forests.

People and Places

Poisoners and Pretenders

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For many animals, danger lurks in every corner of the rainforest. From brightly colored poison-dart frogs, whose poison is used by hunters to tip their arrows, to snakes and spiders with venomous fangs that inflict instant death, Poisoners and Pretenders shows how nature has provided many of these animals with bright warning colors and camouflaged skin to help protect them from other hungry animals.

Poisoners and Pretenders

Plants and Planteaters

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In its rainforest home, the sloth can spend its whole day chewing leaves and moving so rarely that plants actually grow on its fur. From giant trees with buttress roots to air plants that bloom suspended from trees, Plants and Planteaters describes the flowers, fruits and seeds of the rainforest that sustain this ecosystem's many fascinating insects, birds, monkeys and mammals.

Plants and Planteaters

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