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The Zohawk Tribe

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The Mohawk Tribe The Mohawk were part of the Iroquois Nation and now lives around Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Their native homeland extended through parts of New York and near the Mohawk River and into what are now the mountains of Vermont. Today, many of the Mohawks live in Canada. The Mohawks being called Keepers of the Eastern Door," had protected their corner of Iroquois Nation with the ferocity they were known for. With this ferocity they had earned the name"Mohawk," but originally they were "Kanienkeh," but the white men that fought this tribe had called them "man eater'' or "eater of
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