Was the Iroquois the biggest group?
No. They are a tribe, a nation and North America was the home to millions of Native Americans until they were killed by disease, starvation, removal from Native lands, and murdered by settlers and military raids on villages.
the Iroquois confederacy is a group of 5 (now six, added in about 1722) tribes (mohawk, oneida, onondaga, cayuga, and seneca). the Iroquois confederacy protected the Iroquois people's rights and from other villages that may attack. more info in a textbook..............................................(:
"Iroquois" is not the name of a language but refers to a group of tribes speaking related but different languages - so there is no such thing as an Iroquois word for anything. In Onondaga, I shake a rattle is haristonniaha. In Cayuga, a horn rattle is gahsdawędra; a rattle of turtle shell is ganyahdę gahsdawędra. In Oneida a rattle is astawʌ́·sliˀ.
Not geographically, the Hopi are located in the American Southwest, New Mexico area, and the Iroquois are in the Northeast. However, there does seem to be a relationship between them. One belief is that the Iroquois originated in the southwest and migrated east and northward. There are some similarities between Iroquois cultures and the Hopi and I've heard elders refer to the Hopi as their relatives. Also it is not the 'Iroquois tribe.' Iroquois is…