Item Details

Print View

The Rotinonshonni: A Traditional Iroquoian History Through the Eyes of Teharonhia:Wako and Sawiskera

Brian Rice
Format
Book
Published
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2013.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Series
The Iroquois and Their Neighbors
Iroquois and Their Neighbors
ISBN
9780815610212 (cloth : alk. paper), 0815610211 (cloth : alk. paper)
Summary
"In this book, Rice offers a comprehensive history based on the oral traditions of the Rotinonshonni Longhouse People, also known as the Iroquois. Drawing upon J. N. B. Hewitt's translation and the oral presentations of Cayuga Elder Jacob Thomas, Rice records the Iroquois creation story, the origin of Iroquois clans, the Great Law of Peace, the European invasion, and the life of Handsome Lake. As a participant in a 700-mile walk following the story of the Peacemaker who confederated the original five warring nations that became the Rotinonshonni, Rice traces the historic sites located in what are now known as the Mississippi River Valley, Upstate New York, southern Quebec, and Ontario. The Rotinonshonni creates from oral traditions a history that informs the reader about events that happened in the past and how those events have shaped and are still shaping Rotinonshonni society today."--Publisher's website.
Contents
  • The creation story
  • The clan system and the migration of the Rotinonshonni to their traditional territory
  • The Kayeneren:kowa (Great Way of Peace)
  • Sawiskera gains control
  • The Kari:wio of Skanyiatar:io.
Description
xi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328).
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 02720cam a2200493 i 4500
    001 u6146808
    003 SIRSI
    005 20131031144817.0
    008 130502s2013 nyua b 000 0 eng
    010
      
      
    a| 2013018101
    020
      
      
    a| 9780815610212 (cloth : alk. paper)
    020
      
      
    a| 0815610211 (cloth : alk. paper)
    024
    8
      
    a| 40022687288
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)813949548
    040
      
      
    a| DLC b| eng e| rda c| DLC d| BTCTA d| OCLCO d| YDXCP d| YAM d| OCLCQ d| ZCU d| MUU d| OCLCO d| YUS d| CDX
    042
      
      
    a| pcc
    050
    0
    0
    a| E99.I7 b| R525 2013
    082
    0
    0
    a| 398.2089/9755 2| 23
    100
    1
      
    a| Rice, Brian, d| 1955- e| author.
    245
    1
    4
    a| The Rotinonshonni : b| a traditional Iroquoian history through the eyes of Teharonhia:wako and Sawiskera / c| Brian Rice.
    250
      
      
    a| First edition.
    260
      
      
    a| Syracuse, New York : b| Syracuse University Press, c| 2013.
    300
      
      
    a| xi, 328 pages : b| illustrations ; c| 24 cm
    336
      
      
    a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| unmediated b| n 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| volume b| nc 2| rdacarrier
    490
    1
      
    a| The Iroquois and their neighbors
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328).
    505
    0
      
    a| The creation story -- The clan system and the migration of the Rotinonshonni to their traditional territory -- The Kayeneren:kowa (Great Way of Peace) -- Sawiskera gains control -- The Kari:wio of Skanyiatar:io.
    520
      
      
    a| "In this book, Rice offers a comprehensive history based on the oral traditions of the Rotinonshonni Longhouse People, also known as the Iroquois. Drawing upon J. N. B. Hewitt's translation and the oral presentations of Cayuga Elder Jacob Thomas, Rice records the Iroquois creation story, the origin of Iroquois clans, the Great Law of Peace, the European invasion, and the life of Handsome Lake. As a participant in a 700-mile walk following the story of the Peacemaker who confederated the original five warring nations that became the Rotinonshonni, Rice traces the historic sites located in what are now known as the Mississippi River Valley, Upstate New York, southern Quebec, and Ontario. The Rotinonshonni creates from oral traditions a history that informs the reader about events that happened in the past and how those events have shaped and are still shaping Rotinonshonni society today."--Publisher's website.
    650
      
    0
    a| Iroquois mythology.
    650
      
    0
    a| Iroquois Indians v| Folklore.
    650
      
    0
    a| Iroquois Indians x| History.
    830
      
    0
    a| Iroquois and their neighbors.
    596
      
      
    a| 2
    999
      
      
    a| E99 .I7 R525 2013 w| LC i| X031619322 l| STACKS m| ALDERMAN t| BOOK
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview
Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Alderman Stacks Map Available