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History Unbound: First Nations of New York

Collections and Sets on First Nations before Independence

Artifacts

Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca) Haudenosaunee Archaeological Materials, circa 1688-1754

This digital collection is a collaboration between archaeologists and librarians at Cornell University and Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca) partners, including staff at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum and the Seneca Art and Culture Center. The structure and content of the website were designed in collaboration with Onöndowa'ga:' partners. No sacred materials are included; everything shown was recovered from domestic portions of Onöndowa'ga:' archaeological sites.

Digital Collection from Cornell University Library

First Nations in the 19th Century

6 Nations of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy

Longhouse

From Onondaga Nation: People of the Hills website: http://www.onondaganation.org/culture/homes

Recognizing Women's Right to Vote in NYS | The Haudenosaunee

Image of Caroline Parker Mountpleasant. This image depicts Caroline Parker Mountpleasant, a Haudenosaunee woman from the Seneca people, in traditional dress circa 1850. Carolyn Parker's skirt and overdress appear identical to one in the Lewis Henry Morgan collection of the New York State Museum. Several daguerreotypes of Caroline in costume were taken around 1850, including one in which she is shown seated. Courtesy of the Rochester Museum & Science Center.

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Cayugas in Constitutional Era

This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.