Iroquois confederacy (Clan Mothers (Clan Mothers were the leaders of the…
Clan Mothers were the leaders of the clan.
They have as much respect and importance today as they had in the past.
The title of the clan mother was passed on by female relatives.
Clan mothers have very much respect to others.
Passed on by sisters of her daughters.
The great law of peace gave the clan gave the clan ownership of the chieftainship.
Clan mothers have much importance.
The chieftainship role was a role to decide the chiefs for there own clan.
A responsibility of the grand council.
The chiefs had to make decisions in the affect in the future.
The decisions they made would affect us in 200 years.
The chiefs were encouraged to act very carefully.
In Canada they also have to make decisions based on the future.
They also have to be very careful on what decisions they make.
A chief might loses his
The Senca Nation had 8 chiefs
They would remove chiefs if he wasn't doing hes job properly.
the Onondaga Nation had 14 chiefs
New chiefs were chosen by the clan mothers.
50 chiefs represent the council.
Ability to uphold the Great Law
Honesty and kind-bigheartedness
Ability to think clearly
Loyalty to family
Knowledge of traditional ceremonies