The Condolence ceremony for mourning is an important event in Iroquois society and is influenced by the Hurons ' Feast of the Dead.
The Huron tribe is convinced that the clock is the foreigners' god, since it tells them what to do and when to do it.
The Huron word orenda, for example, is a complex word that is similar to the notion of prayer but is not quite as submissive as that.
Long the home of the Huron , Algonquin, and Iroquois, the strategically located lake was the site of many battles throughout the French and Indian War, the War for Independence, and the War of 1812.
The teaching was trilingual, in French, Montagnais, and Huron .
Sara got up and meandered towards the abandoned Huron village.
He'd worked as a courier for many years, spending much time in the company of the Hurons , trapping furs and returning annually to Montréal to sell his captures.
In one of the more poignant scenes in the movie, the Hurons are brought to the mission chapel where they sit down patiently, turn away from the altar, and face the clock.
Later, in 1864, he accepted a position as superintendent of the Huron mine near Houghton.
The Huron were added as an example of a more agriculturally-focused group.