Government Structures in First Nation Societies:

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1. In what ways is the Aboriginal world view reflect in their government? The Iroquois believed in the sky woman, like the catholic believe in a god. Because they believed a woman was what created the world, most descisions in their community were decided by a woman. To choose a cheif for the Iroquois, the final descision was made by a woman. So this is one example of how the world veiw of the Iroquois reflected in their government. All Aboriginal societies base some of their rules and traditions on their world view. Therefore when rules are made and the way they live, they form a government and it is based on their world view. 

2. How did various Aboriginal government structures reflect their societies?



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