The Iroquois Era was the time period when the Iroquois natives claimed the land now known as Ohio. During the Beaver Wars, (1650-1700 A.D.) the Iroquois drove out most of the descendants of Ohio's prehistoric Native American cultures.
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- Richter, Daniel K. The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1992.