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This traditional Akwesasne Mohawk black ash basket was made by tribal member Mary Adams. Black ash trees are endangered by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer beetle.  Collection of the National Museum of the American Indian, 26386. Photo: Walter Larrimore.

Mary Adams Strawberry Basket

This traditional Akwesasne Mohawk black ash basket was made by tribal member Mary Adams. Black ash trees are endangered by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer beetle. Collection of the National Museum of the American Indian, 26386

The Iroquois Confederacy (also called the "League of Peace and Power," the "Five Nations," the "Six Nations," or the "People of the Longhouse") is a group of native Americans originally consisting of five Indian nations: the Mohawk, the Oneida, the Onondaga, the Cayuga, and the Seneca. A sixth tribe, the Tuscarora, joined after the original five nations were formed.What does Ohio mean? The name Ohio originates from the Iroquois Indian word for good river.

Ohio State Name Origin

What does Ohio mean? The name Ohio originates from the Iroquois word for "good river" - later translated by the French as La Belle Riviere (the beautiful river).

Carla Hemlock (Mohawk), 'Treaty Cloth Shirt,'

Adornment Wins at Heard Indian Market - Part I

About Native American fashion, clothing, and jewelry.

indian style braids..with an added mohawk! =/

Free As A Bee

Painting Contractor

Mohawk Hunters Queen Rita Chambers parades on LaSalle Street during the Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday parade in Central City in New Orleans, LA, Sunday, March 18, 2012.

Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday 2012

MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Mohawk Hunters Queen Rita Chambers shouts "Who Dat!" as she parades on LaSalle Street during the Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday parade in Central City in New Orleans, La., Sunday, March 18, 2012. The Indians...

I am part St. Regis Mohawk Native American Indian.  Proud to admit it.  Now I know where my cheeks come from!

I am part St. Regis Mohawk Native American Indian. Proud to admit it. Now I know where my cheeks come from!

AMERICAN INDIAN MOHAWK BEADED MOCCASINS BEADWORK 1910

AMERICAN INDIAN MOHAWK BEADED MOCCASINS BEADWORK 1910 MUSEUM ITEM

AMERICAN INDIAN MOHAWK BEADED MOCCASINS BEADWORK 1910

Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – 24 November 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III.

Joseph Brant

Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – 24 November 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III.

Some George Carlin wisdom (I'm Mohawk btw): Now the Indians. I call them Indians because that's what they are. They're Indians. There's nothing wrong with the word Indian. First of all, it's important ...

Some George Carlin wisdom (I'm Mohawk btw): Now the Indians. I call them Indians because that's what they are. They're Indians. There's nothing wrong with the word Indian. First of all, it's important ...

Native American Indian Hairstyles (Braids, Whorls, Scalplocks, Roached 'Mohawk' Hair, And Other Styles)

Native American Indian Hairstyles (Braids, Whorls, Scalplocks, Roached 'Mohawk' Hair, And Other Styles)

Simple description and pictures of several traditional Native American hairstyles including braids, chongo, whorls, scalplocks, and the roached Mohawk style.

Native American Indian Hairstyles (Braids, Whorls, Scalplocks, Roached 'Mohawk' Hair, And Other Styles)

Native American Indian Hairstyles (Braids, Whorls, Scalplocks, Roached 'Mohawk' Hair, And Other Styles)

Simple description and pictures of several traditional Native American hairstyles including braids, chongo, whorls, scalplocks, and the roached Mohawk style.

Mohawk Indians Trading at Fort Johnson : Fanciful  episode in the Fort Johnson Pageant of 1919, depicting a French trader showing his wares to a group of Mohawk Indians loitering about the baronial mansion of Sir William Johnson.

History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925 — Mohawk Indians Trading at Fort Johnson

Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925 is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York. This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American Local History Network