Beaver WarsThe Beaver Wars were not an actual war. This term
refers to the fighting between tribes and Europeans
for the best places to hunt beaver.
Community Photo Wall
The Early clothing of the Iroquois consisted of furs
and tanned skins. They were gradually replaced by
manufactured materials, which were introduced by
All parts of the corn were utilized for food, medicines,
and household items.
These were used to transport children. Some people
still use them today.
Early Oneida Community Life
George Washington & Chief Shenondoah Display
Iroquois Arts and Crafts Traditional Thru Contemporary
Iroquois Dolls 1999
On display were Contemporary, Dressed, Charachter,
and Traditional Dolls.
Iroquois Social Dance
Social dances are held during celebrations, community
gatherings, special events, and after ceremonies.
The Works of Oneida Artist Jim Hill
Many Iroquois people still have knowledge to use
medicine plants for healing. The Iroquois knowledge of
plants has contributed much to today’s modern medicine
Oneida Lace Makers
Oneida Land Claims
The Oneida Language
Oneida Hymn Signers
Oneida Persistence and Growth
The Oneida’s, as a Nation, have made remarkable progress
from their times of trouble.
The Oneida Police Department enhances the enforcement
capacity of the Oneida Tribe of Oneida Laws on the
Quilts - August 28, 1999 (One day only)
Twenty-three quilts were on display that day.
Hiawatha Waumpum Belt - Elaine Skenandore-Cornelius
60" x 90"
Roles and Responsibilities
Clanmothers, Faithkeepers, People, Sub-chiefs, and
Storytelling is normally done during the winter months
when outdoor chores and activities are at minimum.
2008 Student Art
2009 Annual Oneida Youth Art Show and Silent Auction