Iroquoian Culture

Iroquoian Cultural Traits

1.   Sedentary hunter/farmers
.  Dry farmed corn, beans, and squash
.  Hunted and fished
2.   Practiced Animistic religion
.   Strict incest taboos
.   Puberty rites of passage:
.   Polygamous
.   Shaman based
.   False face society
3.   Near constant state of war including coup counting
4.   Communal with women owning all property
5.   Wove baskets and made pottery
6.   Usually lived in large longhouses housing more than one or an extended family

Iroquoian Culture languages and tribes:

Phylum / Stock / Family / Language Tribe
Macro-Siouan / Iroquoian / Northern Iroquoian / Huronian Neutrals
Tionontati
Wenrohronnom
Wyandot (Huron)
Macro-Siouan / Iroquoian / Northern Iroquoian / Iroquoian Eria
Honniasont
Iroquois
Susquehannock
Macro-Siouan / Iroquoian / Northern Iroquoian / Nottoway-Tuscaroran Coree
Meherrin
Nottoway
Tuscarora