The Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the League of Peace and Power) is formed.
The Iroquois Confederacy was founded by Dekanawidah (the Peacemaker) with the help of Aionwatha (Hiawatha). Five different nations founded the Iroquois Confederacy: the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Mohawk. Each nation retained its own territory, language and culture.
The purpose of the Confederacy was to eliminate persistent inter-tribal warfare that existed at that time. There was….Read More