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cultural differences and similarities between the Iroquois tribe and todays(American) culture

Running head : Iroquois and the Modern American Culture

Iroquois Tribe 's Cultural Differences and Similarities with Present Day American Culture

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Iroquois Tribe 's Cultural Differences and Similarities with Present Day American Culture

Introduction

The Iroquois tribe is said to be one of the most influential tribes in the American culture . Their impact on present day America has been widely regarded and has been the subject of various studies and researches . In this regard , it is important to analyze the tribe

's various aspects of living that have a significantly impact on the American culture today

Brief background

The Iroquois League is considered as a historic confederacy of Native American tribes , speaking the Iroquoian language that is situated in the Northeast culture area now known as the New York State . Argued to have been established in the later part of the 16th century known as the League of Five Nations ' among the Europeans , the Iroquois confederacy was originally made up of the five native tribes : Mohawk , Oneida Onondaga , Seneca and Oneida (Waldman , 2008 . However , during early 18th century , a tribe known as the Tuscarora migrated to New York . It was in 1722 that the said tribe was formally admitted to the alliance making the confederacy known as the League of Six Nations (Waldman 2008

According to studies , the word Iroquois is a recognizable name given by the tribe 's enemy , the Algonquin . The name Iroquois was coined when the Algonquin 's called them the...

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