Cayuga Lake is named after the Cayuga people, who were part of what larger group?

Cayuga Lake is named after the Cayuga people, who were part of what larger group?

A Iroquois Confederacy
B Apache Tribes
C Seminoles

The Haudenosaunee or Iroquois as they were called by the French, were a group of Native American tribes that formally bonded together in response to encroaching European colonizers. Traditional Cayuga lands were bracketed by the Seneca people to the west and the Onondaga people to the east.

The correct answer is Iroquois Confederacy.

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