Handsome Lake


Handsome Lake
1735-1815; Seneca prophet, social reformer, & founder of a North American Indian religion named after him

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  • Handsome Lake — or Ganioda yo (Θkanyatararí•yau• [Rudes, B. Tuscarora English Dictionary Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999] in Tuscarora) (1735 – 10 August 1815) was a Seneca religious leader of the Iroquois people. He was also half brother to… …   Wikipedia

  • Handsome Lake — (* 1735; † 10. August 1815) oder Ganioda yo (Θkanyatararí•yau•[1] in der Sprache der Tuscarora) war ein indianischer Prophet von Stamm der Seneca und religiöser Führer der Irokesen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Militärischer Werdegang 2 Religiöse Lehre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Handsome Lake — es el nombre con que fue conocido Ganjo Dieyo (Gawanangus, Nueva York 1735 Onondaga, Nueva York, 1815). Predicador seneca, hermano de Cornplanter, vivió alcoholizado hasta que en 1799 tuvo algunas visiones y, entonces, abandonó el alcohol. Entre… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Handsome Lake — 1735 1815; Seneca prophet, social reformer, & founder of a North American Indian religion named after him …   English World dictionary

  • Handsome Lake cult — ▪ religion also called  Longhouse Religion , or  Gai wiio (Seneca: “Good Message”)        longest established prophet movement in North America. Its founder was Ganioda yo (q.v.), a Seneca chief whose name meant “Handsome Lake”; his heavenly… …   Universalium

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