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IMAGE Ká:lahse' — A Haudenosaunee Tradition

Ká:lahse'- A Haudenosaunee Tradition

Played throughout the world today, the sport of lacrosse is derived from a Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) game of great antiquity. This game required the greatest skill for catching, carrying, and passing a ball using only the basketlike head of the lacrosse stick. Quickness, stamina, and strength were equally important to play the game well. Oneidas and other Haudenosaunee... Read more »

Oneida Culture

IMAGE Oneida Letters. Language Examples can be found online.

Oneida Language Online

Repetition is the key to success. The complex Oneida language is blossoming in new directions. From "sound" posters found in Oneida gathering places, to the use of electronic books, the language program... Read More »

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Companion Planting

Corn, beans, and squash -- special gifts from the Creator -- were interplanted to maximize success. Learn how one plant would draw from another, and how the Oneidas would use these sustainers of life commonly referred to as the Three Sisters. Read More »

Conservation: A Haudenosaunee View

The Haudenosaunee have long known the importance of conserving Mother Earth’s bounty. Read More »

  • Moody’s Report Shows How Lago Project Violates Gaming Law

    A new report from Moody’s further confirms what past economic analyses have exposed: Tom Wilmot’s casino proposal will destroy jobs in Central New York. The report from the credit ratings agency, which was released on Friday, declared that rather than growing the local economy as state gaming legislation requires, the Lago project’s details “uniquely position it to cannibalize gaming customers" from existing local economies. The report further underscores the legal merits of the lawsuit now moving forward against the Lago project. New York’s public officials have a responsibility to honor the spirit and letter of the gaming law’s job growth provisions -- that means they must reject proposals predicted on destroying local jobs. Read More »

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