Longhouse to the Greenhouse

The Path to Food Security at Six Nations
  • Adrianne Lickers Xavier
Part of the International Issues in Adult Education book series (ADUL)


Six Nations is another name for the Haudenosaunee Confederacy; Haudenosaunee means ‘people of the Longhouse’ (Ramsden, 2006). The Haudenosaunee people are a major Indigenous group in North America, who are commonly known as the Iroquois. The six Haudenosaunee nations included in the Haudenosaunee Confederacy are the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora nations. Although Six Nations territory spans what is now called Canada and the United States, this chapter focuses specifically on the Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario, Canada, one of the largest reserves in Canada.


Food Security Food Insecurity Nations Community Healthy Food Traditional Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrianne Lickers Xavier
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  1. 1.Coordinator, Our Sustenance ProgramRoyal Roads UniversityCanada

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