Clay We Are Made Of: Haudenosaunee Land Tenure On...

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Author Hill, Susan M
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InThe Clay We Are Made Of,Susan M. Hill presents a revolutionary retelling of the history of the Grand River Haudenosaunee from their Creation Story through European contact to contemporary land claims negotiations. She incorporates Indigenous theory, Fourth World post-colonialism, and Amerindian autohistory, along with Haudenosaunee languages, oral records, and wampum strings to provide the most comprehensive account of the Haudenosaunee's relationship to their land.

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InThe Clay We Are Made Of,Susan M. Hill presents a revolutionary retelling of the history of the Grand River Haudenosaunee from their Creation Story through European contact to contemporary land claims negotiations.

Table of Contents
Introduction: The Clay We Are Made Of - Part I: Haudenosaunee Cultural History and Relationship to Land - 1: Karihwa’onwe—The Original Matters - 2: Kontinonhsyonni—The Women Who Make the House - Part II: Haudenosaunee Land Tenure: From Iroquoia to the Grand River Territory - 3: Teyohate—Two Roads (Pre-contact to 1783) - 4: Shotinonhsyonnih—They Built the Longhouse Again (1784 to 1847) - 5: Skanatayonnih—One Village Has Been Made (1847 to 1924) Epilogue