Onondaga is the name of some places in North America: World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and in population after Eurasia and Africa. ...
Other meanings: Onondaga is an unincorporated community located in Onondaga Township, Michigan in the southwest corner of Ingham County, Michigan. ... Onondaga is a town located in Onondaga County, New York. ... Onondaga County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Onondaga Lake is northwest of the city of Syracuse, New York and south of Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes. ... Onondaga Reservation is an Indian reservation located in Onondaga County, New York. ... Onondaga Township is a township located in Ingham County, Michigan. ...
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Categories: Disambiguation The Onondaga (Onundagaono or the People of the Hills) are one of the original five constituent tribes of the League of the Iroquois (Hodenosaunee). ... The Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee, also known as the League of Peace and Power) is a group of First Nations/Native Americans. ... Leasburg is a village located in Crawford County, Missouri. ... Onondaga Coummunity College is a two-year school that services the Onondaga County, New York at three campuses. ... The Onondaga Formation is a group of hard limestones and dolostones of Devonian age that form an important geographic feature in the area of outcrop. ... The HMCS Onondaga was an Oberon class submarine in the Royal Canadian Navy. ... The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) was the navy of Canada from 1911 until 1968 when the three branches of the Canadian military were merged into the Canadian Armed Forces. ... Three vessels of the United States Navy have been named USS Onondaga, after Onondaga Lake and Onondaga County, New York. ...
With the exception of a part of the Seneca, the Onondaga were the last of the five tribes originally forming the League of the Iroquois to accept fully the principles of the universal peace proposed by Dekanawida and Hiawatha.
Early in 1647 a band of Onondaga on approaching the Huron country was defeated by a troop of Huron warriors, the Onondaga chief being killed and a number taken prisoners.
The Onondaga had good reason for fearing the Conestoga, for the Jesuit Relation for 1647-48 states that in a single village of the latter people there were at that time 1,300 men capable of bearing arms, indicating for this village alone a population of more than 4,500.
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