Joseph Brant (1742-1807) Mohawk Indian war chief, who supported the British in the American War for Independence. His Indian name was Thayendanegea. He was a convert to Christianity; remained loyal to the king. Brant led warriors against towns and villages held by rebels; the Cherry Valloey massacre in New York, in 1778, was the most notorious, when he temporarily lost control of the Seneca warriors under his command. Brant's loyalty was rewarded by a land grant to the Mohawk nation in…

Joseph Brant (1742-1807) Mohawk Indian war chief, who supported the British in the American War for Independence. His Indian name was Thayendanegea. He was a convert to Christianity; remained loyal to the king. Brant led warriors against towns and villages held by rebels; the Cherry Valloey massacre in New York, in 1778, was the most notorious, when he temporarily lost control of the Seneca warriors under his command. Brant's loyalty was rewarded by a land grant to the Mohawk nation in…

This Day In History: The Great Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant Died (1807)

This Day In History: The Great Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant Died (1807)

Painting of Joseph Brant by Charles Willson Peale in 1797

Painting of Joseph Brant by Charles Willson Peale in 1797

Joseph Thayendaneken, The Mohawk Chief, 1776.

Joseph Thayendaneken, The Mohawk Chief, 1776.

Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – November 24, 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III. He was also know for welcoming runaway African slaves

Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – November 24, 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III. He was also know for welcoming runaway African slaves

Joseph Brant, Chief of the Mohawks, 1742-1807  by George Romney

Joseph Brant, Chief of the Mohawks, 1742-1807

Joseph Brant, painted in London by Gilbert Stuart in 1786. - Thayendanegea alias Joseph Brant (1742 - Burlington 1807) était un chef de guerre des amérindiens Mohawk qui a combattu la France puis les États-Unis d’Amérique durant leur guerre d’indépendance. ...  Il va à l’école dans le Connecticut et visite l’Angleterre. ll est l'une des quatorze personnalités commémorées par le Monument aux Valeureux à Ottawa (Ontario). Il était franc-maçon. Wikipedia

Joseph Brant, painted in London by Gilbert Stuart in 1786. - Thayendanegea alias Joseph Brant (1742 - Burlington 1807) était un chef de guerre des amérindiens Mohawk qui a combattu la France puis les États-Unis d’Amérique durant leur guerre d’indépendance. ... Il va à l’école dans le Connecticut et visite l’Angleterre. ll est l'une des quatorze personnalités commémorées par le Monument aux Valeureux à Ottawa (Ontario). Il était franc-maçon. Wikipedia

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