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Weekly Historical Note Archives

The Weekly Historical Note (WHN) is released every Monday on the Oneida Nation Website. Past issues of the WHN can be viewed here by opening an Adobe file. Simply look for the issue that you would like to download and then click on the link to begin. The WHN is created for educational purposes and researchers and students are encouraged to give proper citation to source documents. For help with citation techniques, visit the UW Madison's Writing Center by clicking here.

Issue 1, The Oneida Creation Story

Issue 2, The Origin of the Oneida Clans

Issue 3, Maple Syrup Ceremony

Issue 4, The Creation of the Iroquois League

Issue 5, The Hermit Thrush Story

Issue 6, Native Tobacco

Issue 7, Snowsnake

Issue 8, Early Iroquois encounters with Samuel de Champlain

Issue 9, Early Explorations into the Oneida Homeland

Issue 10, The Iroquois, The Dutch, and the Fur Trade

Issue 11, Queen Anne's Missionaries

Issue 12, Small Pox in America

Special Issue, The Battle at Oriskany

Issue 13, Alcohol and the Oneida

Issue 14, Samuel Kirkland

Issue 15, The French and Indian War, 1756-1763

Issue 16, The Oneida Carrying Place

Issue 17, Valley Forge and The Oneidas

Issue 18, Kaliwiyo and Handsome Lake

Issue 19, Mission Schools, 1784

Vol. 1, No. 20 The Stockbridge-Munsee and Brothertown Indians

Vol. 1, No. 21 The Great Law, U.S. Constitution and Native Sovereignty

Issue 22, The Erie Canal

Vol. 1, No. 23 The Treaty of Canandaigua and Annuity Payments

Vol. 1, No. 24 Illegal Treaties and the State of New York

Issue 25, The War of 1812

Issue 26, Disbursement of the Iroquois Confederacy

Issue 27, The First Christian Party, The Second Christian Party, and the Pagan Party

Issue 28, Duck Creek: A Way of Life

Issue 29, Continuous Government by Oneida Chiefs

Issue 30, Treaties in Wisconsin

Issue 31, Indian Agents, The BIA, and U.S. Presidents

Issue 32, The Homeless Oneida Arrive in Wisconsin, 1841