A moral influence over the minds of their tribe was the only distinction to which the priests of Onondaga had aspired.
"When the Five Nations possessed the country, the buffaloes came to us," said the Onondaga.
About three years ago she became blind, and has since been kept at her home on the Onondaga reservation.
"There are spirits in all things," said the Onondaga gravely.
Distinguished guests from Oneida and Onondaga have placed themselves in separate groups, according to custom.
The prisoners were allowed some freedom in the Onondaga village.
Wars prevented him going back to Onondaga, but he applied for the post in 1664.
The Onondaga plunged into his speech without the customary deliberation.
"We had the party four months later when we got back to my own village," explained the Onondaga.
It has not been long, my brothers,––not long enough for an Onondaga to forget.
tribe in the Iroquois Confederacy, 1684, named for its principal settlement, from Onondaga onontake, literally "on the hill."