They are ruled by a democracy. From among the people, they elect a leader. That person is usually female but men have been known to take the post. Each town has a hereditary leader and they act as advisors to the elected leader (Consul, Panjandrum).
Transport is largely accomplished on foot as the Iteri are very fast on their feet. It is said that they are the fastest runners, faster even than the quickest land animals. Only the birds are faster.
Plants make up the majority of their diet as they can gather and grow things in the rich soil.
Art & Architecture
They possess skilled weavers and cloth makers and wear clothing that makes it easy for them to move but that won’t snag on the trees of their home. The have a love of elegant and elaborate stitching. To be a cloth maker is one of the highest callings an Iteri can aspire to.
The blade masters will often train with almost nothing on to prevent damage to their clothing.
In contrast to the Iteri, they are darker skinned, light haired, dark eyed, tall, and thin.