Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

History and Information on the Oneida Nation

Who Are the Oneida Indians?

Click Here to visit the Oneida Indian Nation Website.  Here you can learn about their history, culture, language and more.  


Oneida comes from the word Onyota'aka, which means "People of the Standing Stone".  The Oneida people are originally from New York State.  Between 1820 and 1835 many Oneida Tribe members moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada.  The Oneida Tribe was one of the original members of the Iriquois Confederacy.

Storytelling is very important to the Oneida Nation culture.  Click here to read a story about how the chipmunk got his stripes.  


Want to Learn More about the Oneida Indians?


Click on some of the links below to read short articles about the Oneida!


Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia-Oneida

Encyclopedia of North American Indians - Oneida


Click here to view a chapter from the book, "Northeast Indians" about the Oneida.  It describes the settlements, organization, houses, food, clothing, tools and religion of the Oneida Indians. 


Oskanondonha-Cheif Warrior of Wolf Clan of Oneida Indians

Oneida Video

Oneida images


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