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Cayuga | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): Cayuga | English
Date: 1990-1991, 1993, 1997
Type:Text
Extent: 425 pages
Description: The Cayuga materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 4 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Foster and Thomas.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Cayuga | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): Cayuga | English
Date: November 18, 1997
Extent: 4 sound tape reels (3 hr., 2 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Interview with Chief Jacob Thomas, condoled Cayuga elder of the Sandpiper Clan, conducted by Jon W. Parmenter at his home in Ohsweken, Ontario. Includes extensive discussion of the formation of the Iroquois League, oral tradition on the Iroquois condolence ceremony, processes of consensual decision-making, and the structure and workings of the Iroquois Confederacy, as well as discussion of his personal life experiences, and his involvement in contemporary political issues. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Oral interviews with Chief Jacob Thomas (Mss.Rec.251)