• A Cherished Curiosity by Gerry Biron. Since the early 19th century, Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) beaded bags have been admired and cherished by travelers to Niagara Falls and other tourist destinations for their aesthetic beauty, detailed artistry, and the creative spirit of their makers. These bags played a crucial role in the subsistence of many Indian families during the 19th century. This lavishly illustrated history examines these bags – the most extensively produced dress accessory made by the Haudenosaunee – along with the historical development of beadworking both as an art form and as a subsistence practice for Native women. The beaded bags are considered in the context of art, fashion, and the tourist economy. Illustrated with over one hundred and sixty of the most important and exquisite examples, along with a unique collection of historical photographs of the bags in their original context, this book provides essential reading for collectors and researchers of this long neglected and misunderstood area of American Indian art. Limited printing of only 1500 copies
  • Amidst the growing quest for more land among settlers and then fledgling Americans, the Indian nations attempted to maintain their autonomy. Yet state land continued to encroach the Six Nations. Local historian Cindy Amrhein takes a close and critical view of these transactions.
  • A Selection of Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca) Stories for Children- Digital PDF Download, is a collection of stories that Seneca Elders told for centuries. In the 19th century, American researchers heard these stories in the Seneca language and the bilingual storyteller interpreted these moralistic tales into English. These writers published the cultural tales elders told to their youth during the winter months. Adults will enjoy this book and it is perfect for children of all cultures. By Nëhdöwes Randy A. John
  • Carmen English Livezey wrote four books on the town of Kinzua, Pa. after the building of the Kinzua Dam in the 1960s. These four books have been put into this one book. Her works emphasized the strong sense of community among the residents. The lives of the people are described in a fashion of personal detail. This is not an academic study, rather it is a celebration of a personal and wonderful rural way of life in a beautiful setting. The reprint was commissioned for the 2018 Kinzua Reunion for the former residents and descendants of that wonderful place, Kinzua, Pennsylvania. Carmen English Livezey's Books about Kinzua, Pennsylvania is available in paperback.
  • A first-hand account of Stephen A. Gordon and his family's dislocation from their homestead on the Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation violated the 1794 Treaty between the United States and the Hodinöhsö:ni' (Iroquois) which the Onöndowa'ga:' (Seneca)are original members.
  • The book tells the story of the Seneca Nation of Indians through the New Deal, effects of the Buffalo Creek Treaty and the Seneca's resilience.
  • The book Cornplanter Newsletters is a reprint of the Cornplanter Descendants Association Newsletters originally published 1994 to 2005. Jack T. Ericson is the genealogists and editor of the series. The book includes a new name index not previously available. This collection is a priceless resource for Cornplanter descendants of the Seneca Nation of Indians. The land given to Cornplanter by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the 1790s was flooded by the Kinzua Dam built in 1965. By: Jack T Ericson
  • The book Cultural Plants and Trees- A Study Of The Proposed U.S. Route 219 Corridor (1999), was produced by the Seneca Nation of Indians. This book presents a representative listing of culturally significant herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees that inhabit the Seneca Nation's land.
  • May 2020 Special Price! Cultural Plants and Trees- Digital PDF Download. This downloadable book serves as a cultural and medicinal resource. This book provides a representative listing of culturally significant herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees that inhabit the Seneca Nation’s land. Cultural Plants and Trees- Digital PDF Download is a valuable resource that you can take with you on your phone, tablet or laptop. Use this resource while hiking, camping, hunting, gathering, or simply to learn about different plants and uses.
  • Danny Bigtree's family has moved to Brooklyn, New York, and he just can't seem to fit in at school. He's homesick for the Mohawk reservation, and the kids in his class tease him about being an Indian—the thing that makes Danny most proud. Can he find the courage to stand up for himself?
  • This book, Factional Dispute and Party Conflict In the Political System Of the Seneca Nation (1845-1895): An Ethnohistorical Analysis- Digital PDF Download is written by Thomas Abler. Abler's dissertation on Seneca Nation politics provides an insight into one of the most tumultuous eras of Onöndowa'ga:' history, when an elective system was established, replacing its Council of Chiefs. Unsavory actions of land speculators in collusion with federal and state officials had led to the loss of over 6 million acres of Seneca territory by 1842. This upheaval was also prompted in part by how treaty annuities were distributed and by the meddling of Hicksite Quakers who urged reform. In 1848, the new government marked the abandonment of the traditional governmental practices that had been in existence for centuries. The aftermath of the revolution resulted in a decades-long struggle between the proponents of the old chieftain system and the new elective system. The new government had to contend with railroad, timber, and oil companies intent on promoting leasing and/or allotment, the latter aimed to facilitate the transfer of ownership away from the Senecas.
  • (Children's Book) Hiawatha was a strong and articulate Mohawk who was chosen to translate the Peacemaker’s message of unity for the five warring Iroquois nations during the 14th century. This message not only succeeded in uniting the tribes but also forever changed how the Iroquois governed themselves—a blueprint for democracy that would later inspire the authors of the U.S. Constitution.
  • Phyllis Eileen Wms. Bardeau's "It's In The Word- Seneca Dictionary" is an English-Seneca dictionary and is a cultural and linguistic treasure trove. Eileen, a fluent first language speaker and elder, speaks and records the Seneca language as she learned it from her grandmother, several generations ago before the building of the Kinzua Dam in the late 1960's.
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    Jitöwëndöh (Hummingbird)- Children’s Seneca Language Book is a Seneca and English book for the learning and practicing of the Seneca language.
  • Notes Of Border History- Taken On a Trip to the Western Part of Penn., & the Adjoining Parts of N. Y. & Ohio- Digital PDF Download is a transcription of the Draper manuscript, Series 4 S. This provides a unique native view based on interviews with Seneca Indians and a manuscript of the significant Seneca leader, Governor Blacksnake. Non-Indians are included in Draper's interviews in western Pennsylvania, New York & Ohio. This is a cultural find for historians and genealogists. By: Jaré R. Cardinal

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