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Cayuga Culture and History

As a complement to our Cayuga language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Cayuga tribe and their society. Please note that Cayugas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Cayuga history is interesting and important, but the Cayuga Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Cayuga Websites

Cayuga Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Cayuga Indian language.
Cayuga Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Cayuga culture.
Cayuga Legends:
    Collection of Cayuga Indian legends and folktales.

Cayuga Tribal and Community Websites

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma:
    Homepage of the Oklahoma tribe.
Cayuga Nation:
    Information on Cayuga history and culture from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory.
Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation:
    Homepage of the Haudenosaunee tribe of Canada, which Cayugas share with other Iroquois peoples.
Six Nations Polytechnic:
    Homepage of the tribal college at Six Nations, Ontario.
Seneca Cayuga Message Board:
    Online forum for Seneca-Cayuga tribal members.

Books for sale on the Cayugas
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Midwinter Rites of the Cayuga Long House:
    Frank Speck's Cayuga anthropology text for sale.
Cayuga Dictionary * Vocabulary of Cayuga:
    Two Cayuga language books.
The Cayuga:
    Picture book for children about the Cayuga tribe.
Skywoman: Legends of the Iroquois:
    A good collection of Iroquois legends and traditional stories.
Wampum Belts of the Iroquois:
    A good book about the tradition of wampum belts in the Cayuga and other Iroquois tribes.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Cayugas and Native Americans in general.

Maps of Cayuga Lands

New York Indian Maps:
    Tribal map showing the original territory of the Cayuga Indians and their neighbors in New York.
Virtual Museum of New France: Iroquois Tribes:
    Historical maps and articles about the Huron and Cayuga nations.

Cayuga Lifestyle and Tradition

Cayuga Indians:
    History of the Cayuga tribe in Canada.
Canadian Peoples: Iroquoians:
    Ethnography of the Cayugas and other Iroquoian tribes of Canada.
    Anthropology text on the Cayuga people.
Cayuga Indian Tribe History:
    Brief historical sketch from Access Genealogy's Indian Tribal Records.
Orehaoue * Dekaniwida:
    Biographies of Cayuga leaders.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Gayogho:no (Cayuga):
    Online exhibit of Cayuga artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Cayuga Legends:
    Collection of Cayuga Indian legends and folktales.
Cayuga Authors:
    Cayuga writers, their lives and work.
The Wampum Shop:
    Iroquois arts and crafts from a Cayuga Indian artist.
Cayuga Indian Costume * Iroquois Regalia * Indian Clothing * Hair Roach * Indian Hair:
    Pictures of Cayuga and other Iroquois clothing, hairstyles, and jewelry.
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe License Plate:
    Cayuga license plates.

Cayuga Genealogy

Cayuga Genealogy Forum:
    Messageboard for Cayuga Indian descendants.
American Indian Genealogy:
    Direction for those seeking Native American ancestors.

Iroquois Confederacy Links

Iroquois Confederacy:
    Essay on the Iroquois tribes and their alliance, by a Seneca scholar.
Constitution of the Iroquois Nations:
    The Haudenosaunee constitution, which influenced the American constitution.
    Iroquois Indian timeline and links.
The Iroquois Confederacy:
    Links and language information.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Cayuga People:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Cayuga tribe.
   Goyogouins (Cayugas): * Les Cayugas:
    Information about the Cayuga tribe in French.
   Pueblo Cayuga:
    Information about the Cayuga tribe in Spanish.
   Cayuga Indians * Cayuga Resources * Cayuga:
    Cayuga links.
  Cayuga Tribe:
  Cayuga Indian books.

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