Meet the Oneida Figures
Meet the figures at the Museum's Oneida Indian Nation tableau and multimedia experience. Each of the figures is based on a real Oneida person and dressed in garments representative of what these people wore in the 1770s, combining Native fashion and Euro-American textiles and trade goods. Their words are drawn from a variety of sources and written in the style apparent in recorded Native American speeches, treaty negotiations, and conversations.
Hover over a hotspot and then click Learn More to explore more about the story of each Oneida figure.
Explore the story about Tyonajanegen, also known as Two Kettles TogetherLearn More
Explore the story of Han Yerry.Learn More
Explore the story of Skenandoah.Learn More
Explore the story of Mary Hanonwayele, also known as Wale.Learn More
Explore the story of Cornelius Ojistalak, also known as Grasshopper.Learn More
Explore the story of Tegahsweangalolis, also known as Paul Powless.Learn More