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Iroquoian Language Family

The Iroquoian language family is one of the important language families of North America. It is named after the Iroquois Confederacy that included the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida,Cayuga, and Seneca tribes. The Confederacy, founded in the latter part of the 16th century in what is now central New York State, came to be known as the League of Five Nations. In the early part of the 18th ...Full Article


Cherokee (Tsalagi) belongs to the Iroquoian language family. The name of the language occurs in several forms. The form Cherokee came from the Eastern, while the form Tsalagi came from the Western dialect. Today, all Cherokee ...Full Article