Iroquois conquest of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, but in only ten years, the western Iroquois cleared the region. The French worried their continuing war with the Iroquois might bring another confrontation with the British and began to consider the Iroquois peace offers with greater interest. This left the Delaware and some Shawnee landless. A b Jones, Eric. They returned later but went no further than the Illinois River Valley which was well to the west of their original territory.
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Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey,. At the same time, American policies to make the Iroquois more settled started to have some effect. During a 50-year war beginning sometime around 1570, the eastern Iroquois drove the Algonquin from the Adirondack Mountains and the upper. Peter The Canadian Iroquois and the Seven Years' War, interpersonal Communications Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2012 pages 32-33. In 1653 an Erie raid into the Iroquois homeland killed a Seneca sachem. Each Iroquois nation sent between eight and fourteen leaders to the Great Council, where they agreed on political decisions through discussion and voting. Three years later he was murdered by a Peoria (Illinois) during a visit to Cahokia. Under the Soldiers Resettlement Act, legislation was introduced to redistribute native land. The Husk Face Society performs rituals to communicate with the spirits in nature to ensure a good crop, the False Face Society performs rituals to chase away evil spirits and the Secret Medicine Society performs rituals to cure diseases. Lawrence River, west of the Hudson River, and south into northwestern Pennsylvania.