Excellent post!!! TY for the lesson …. I love thus kind of information. This is the kind of news that need to be told.
My grandson, Parker, is playing lacrosse on the Onondaga Nation. He has had a handmade stick since he was a little boy and he is now 8. His family moved to Skaneateles last year while we were in India for a job for my son, Chris, and to be nearer the family, us in the Albany area, and the Onondaga Nation near Syracuse for Demone, his wife’s family.
The Iroquois Nation which includes 6 ancient tribes was a democratic nation when the European colonists first arrived in the “new world.” It is a matriarchal society where the clan mothers choose the chiefs, though they are never chiefs themselves. In the ancient times, the clan mothers decided when and if the tribe went to way. I think that was a very insightful idea. The Onondaga are the fire keepers and the peace makers. This gives you an indication of their…
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