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Author Steckley, John, 1949- author.

Title The eighteenth-century Wyandot : a clan-based study / John L. Steckley
Published Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (ix, 305 pages .)
Series Indigenous studies
Aboriginal studies series
Aboriginal studies series (Waterloo, Ont.)
Indigenous studies series.
Contents Two questions -- Five Wyandot strategists of the late seventeenth century : Sastaretsi, Kandiaronk, Sk8tache, the Baron, and Quarante Sols -- Other nations and the clans of the Wyandot : missionaries and other strangers enter their midst -- Wyandot participation in "Christian" rituals -- Wyandot leadership : male political roles -- The political roles of Wyandot women -- A summary -- Appendix A, The census -- Appendix B, Wyandot correspondence. Appendix B1, Father Richardie's introduction to Father Potier ; Appendix B2, Governor Longueuil ; Appendix B3, The Wendat response ; Appendix B4, Father Richardie to the Huron of Wendake ; Appendix B5, Father Richer to Father Potier -- Appendix C, N'endi -- Appendix D, Festin des noces
Summary Uses clan structure to consolidate the histories of the two Wendat peoples, Petun and Huron, who together formed the Wyandot, and were subsequently dispersed between Quebec, Michigan, Kansas, and Oklahoma
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-297) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Wyandot Indians -- Kinship
Wyandot Indians -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
Wyandot Indians -- History -- 18th century
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Wyandot Indians.
Wyandot Indians -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781554589579