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April, as translated in the Oneida language, is referred to as Wahsakayu:té:se’ or “It is Thundering.”

Early spring can mean thunderstorms and inclement weather, and thunder stories have long been part of the Oneida and Haudenosaunee culture.

The Thunders or Thunderers were celestial humanlike beings responsible for rain, lightning and thunder. The Oneidas believed these beings resided behind waterfalls such as Stockbridge Falls.
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