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Oneida Culture and History

As a complement to our Oneida language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Oneida tribe and their society. Please note that Oneidas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Oneida history is interesting and important, but the Oneida 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 Oneida Websites

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

Oneida Tribal and Community Websites

Oneida Indian Nation:
    Official homepage of the New York Oneida tribe.
Oneida Nation:
    Official homepage of the Wisconsin Oneida tribe.
Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation:
    Homepage of the Haudenosaunee tribe of Canada, which Oneidas share with other Iroquois peoples.
Six Nations Polytechnic:
    Homepage of the tribal college at Six Nations, Ontario.

Maps of Oneida Lands

New York Indian Maps:
    Tribal map showing the original territory of the Oneida Indians and their neighbors in New York.
Wisconsin Indian Reservations:
    Map showing the locations of the Oneida reservation in Wisconsin today.
Virtual Museum of New France: Iroquois Tribes:
    Historical maps and articles about the Huron and Oneida nations.

Oneida Lifestyle and Tradition

Oneida Indian Tribe:
    History of the Oneida Indians.
Oneida Culture:
    Articles on Oneida history, culture and traditions from Indian Country Wisconsin.
    History of the Oneida tribe in Canada.
    Anthropology text on the Oneida people.
Canadian Peoples: Iroquoians:
    Ethnography of the Oneidas and other Iroquoian tribes of Canada.
Oneida Indians
     Oneida history and culture.
Oneida Authors:
    Oneida writers, their lives and work.
Oneida Tribe:
    Wikipedia article on the Oneida Indians.
Oneida Legends:
    Collection of Oneida Indian legends and folktales.
Oneida Indian Costume * Iroquois Regalia * Indian Clothing * Indian Hair:
    Pictures of Oneida and other Iroquois clothing, hairstyles, and jewelry.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Onyota'a:ka (Oneida):
    Online exhibit of Oneida artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Oneida Chili Recipe * Butterbean Soup * Dried Sweet Corn Soup:
    Traditional Oneida recipes.
Oneida Flag:
    Oneida flags.
Oneida License Plates:
    Wisconsin Oneida license plate.

Oneida Genealogy

Oneida Genealogy Forum:
    Messageboard for Oneida Indian descendants.
Native American Genealogy:
    Direction for those seeking Oneida and other American Indian 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.

Books for sale on the Oneidas
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Oneida Iroquois Folklore, Myth, And History:
    Collection of Oneida legends and oral history for sale.
The Oneida Indian Journey:
    History of the Oneida tribe's forced migration from New York to Wisconsin.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Los Oneida: * Pueblo Oneida:
   Information about the Oneida tribe in Spanish.

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