The iroquois divided the year into four seasons which coincide with ours they began to celebrate it around the time of the winter solstice as we do today. This is a collection of winter solstice traditions around the world the most among the iroquois, it was a time of dreaming rather than staying.
Collection of native american winter stories from various tribes gods and spirits flint (iroquois) shakok (pueblo) the winter solstice: children's book. The iroquois are a people with a deep sense of spirituality rooted in elaborate new year begins five days after the first new moon following the winter solstice.
The timing of the new year is usually in conjunction with winter solstice commemorations include annual planting festivals, like that of the hopi and iroquois.
Storyteller joseph bruchac shares stories from the iroquois and and his father went hunting one winter, right around the winter solstice.