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" The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was established, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country. "
Notes on the Iroquois, or, Contributions to the statistics, aboriginal ... - Page 73
by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1846 - 285 pages
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Transactions of the Historical and Literary Committee of the ..., Volume 1

United States - 1819
...The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was establish. " ed, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's "life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country. .' Thannatvage was the name of the aged Indian, a Mohawk, who first...
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Frontenac: Or, The Atotarho of the Iroquois ; a Metrical Romance

Alfred Billings Street - Frontenac's Expedition against the Iroquois, 1696 Poetry - 1849 - 324 pages
...Fort Hunter, writing between 1742 and 1748, states," says Schoolcraft in his Notes on the Iroquois, " as the result of the best conjectures he could form,...life, before the White people came into the country. Taking 1609, the era of the Dutch discovery, and estimating ' a man's life ' by the patriarchal and...
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History of the Indian Tribes of Hudson's River: Their Origin, Manners and ...

Edward Manning Ruttenber - Indians of North America - 1872 - 415 pages
...be ascertained. Pyrlaus, a missionary among the Mohawks, states as the result of his investigations, that the alliance took place " one age, or the length...life, before the white people came into the country." Another writer fixes the date at 1414 ; while a third confirms the statement of Pyrlaus.2 Whatever...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 12

Bibliography - 1881
...: " The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was established, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country. Thannawage was the name of the aged Indian, a Mohawk, who first...
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The Iroquois Trail: Or Foot-prints of the Six Nations, in Customs ...

William Martin Beauchamp - Iroquois Indians - 1891 - 154 pages
...According to Pyrlseus, the confederacy was first proposed by Thannawage, an old Mohawk chief, and formed "one age, or the length of a man's life, before the white people came into the country," which seems too early. His other statement, that the alliance was made about one hundred years before...
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The Journal of American Folk-lore, Volume 4, Part 3

Folklore - 1891
...confederacy, which was proposed by Thannawage, an old Mohawk chief. He learned that it was formed " one age, or the length of a man's life, before the white people came into the country," which 1 Miner's History of Wyoming, p. 24. * Konoshioni, or Canassione, the Long House or Five Nations....
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Bulletin, Issue 78

1905
...: " The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was established, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country." The words in parentheses are Heckewelder's, and the question may...
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Bulletin of the New York State Museum, Issue 78

Science - 1905
...: " The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was established, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country." The words in parentheses are Heckewelder's, and the question may...
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Cultivating a Landscape of Peace: Iroquois-European Encounters in ...

Matthew Dennis - History - 1995 - 280 pages
...1819: "The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was established, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country. Thannawage [Hiawatha?] was the name of the aged Indian, a Mohawk,...
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The Great Law and the Longhouse: A Political History of the Iroquois Confederacy

William Nelson Fenton - History - 1998 - 786 pages
...wrote: "The alliance or confederacy of the Five Nations was established, as near as can be conjectured, one age (or the length of a man's life) before the white people (the Dutch) came into the country. Thannawage was the name of the aged Indian, a Mohawk, who first...
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