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Source 113: The following quote is from an article titled ‘The Iroquois Confederacy and the Founding Fathers’; accessed Sep. 2009 at: http://www.support-native-american-art.com/iroquois-confederacy.html. This link may or may not still be operational; if it isn't, we may have redirected it to the WayBackMachine archive.

‘The Iroquois Confederacy was established before European contact, complete with a constitution known as the...“Great Law of Peace”...The two prophets, Ayonwentah [Hiawatha]...and dekanawidah, The Great Peacemaker, brought a message of peace to squabbling tribes...Once they ceased infighting, they rapidly became one of the strongest forces in seventeenth and eighteenth century north eastern north America’

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