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Haudenosaunee Nations.

Starting from the east and traveling west are the:


Mohawk - Ga nieñ’gega’
Oneida - Hadineñ yot ga’
Onondaga - Onönda’gega’
Cayuga - Gayogwañga’
Seneca - Dehona’ga
Tuscarora - Hönduskai yeñ
















Each of the five Nations have their own clans.  The clans help determine who the next leaders will be.
Mohawk Clans:
                 Bear, Turtle, and Wolf
Oneida Clans:
                 Bear, Turtle, and Wolf
Onondaga Clans:
                  Bear, Turtle, Wolf, Snipe, Heron, Beaver, Deer, Hawk and Eel
Cayuga Clans:
                  Bear, Turtle, Wolf, Snipe, Heron, Beaver, Deer, and Hawk
Seneca Clans:
                  Bear, Turtle, Wolf, Snipe, Heron, Beaver, Deer, and Hawk
Tuscarora Clans:
                  Bear, Turtle, Wolf, Snipe, Beaver,  Deer, and  Eel

The Onondaga divide their clans into 2 houses.  This allows the houses to help each other if they need help.
Longhouse: Wolf, Beaver, Snipe, Heron, and Turtle
Mudhouse: Deer, Bear, Eel, and Hawk





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LaFayette Central School District
Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent

5955 Route 20 West
LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: 315-677-9728
315-677-3372 FAX



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