Cosmology of De-ka-na-wi-da's government of the Iroquois confederacy, 1885

Haudenosaunee | Mohawk
Alternate forms: Iroquois | Six Nations
Language(s): English | Mohawk
Date: 1885
Contributor: Newhouse, Seth
Type: Text
Genre: Stories
Extent: 1 volume, 302 pages
Description: Copy of original, formerly in possession of Ray Fadden, St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, Hogansburg, New York, now in possession of Mohawk tribe. Includes story of Dekanawidah, lists of chiefs, ceremonial chants (including Condolence Council), constitution and its acceptance (pages 1-200), version of same in Mohawk with interlinear translation, names of principal families, and incomplete "aboriginal dictionary." Marginal notes by William N. Fenton. Fully described in Fenton (1949).
Cosmology of De-ka-na-wi-da's government of the Iroquois confederacy, 1885 (Mss.970.3.Ir6)