Discovering New York Suffrage Stories

Haudenosaunee: Women and Governance

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Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) women’s fight for suffrage is a thousand years old. They have long enjoyed equity in governance while women in America are just now celebrating a century of suffrage. In this video featuring extended interview clips from New York Suffrage Stories, learn more about Haudenosaunee governance, and how the origins of American government are connected to this native culture.

Aired: 02/01/21

Rating: NR

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Discovering New York Suffrage Stories is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

Major support for Discovering New York Suffrage Stories was provided by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor and by the Susan Howarth Foundation and KeyBank in …