Haudeonsaunee Primer

A 3-part primer on Haudenosaunee history, philosophy, and food.

The Earth to Tables Legacies Project has been honoured to have Rick W. Hill Sr. as an advisor. A Tuscarora of the Beaver clan, Rick is an artist, historian, writer and curator living at Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, in so-called Ontario. He is the former Special Assistant to the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, the Museum Director of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and project coordinator for Deyohahá:ge: Indigenous Knowledge centre at Six Nations, where he currently lives with his partner, Legacies collaborator Chandra Maracle, and his family.

Rick has created three videos of his power point presentations to introduce us to the history, philosophy and food legacies of the Haudenosaunee, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy (French) or (in English) the Six Nations (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora). The three videos include: