Who is Mohawk Pine Tree Chief Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea), and why should Canada know him? In twenty-one years of teaching some very savvy Canadian Studies students, I find not one young person – from either the mainstream culture or prairie First Nations – has ever heard of Joseph Brant. In his day, Brant is a “rock star” but… Read more …
1845-1846. Canada West.
Wild places. Mystic spaces.
🇨🇦 Journey into the woods to find the dark but life-giving secret!
Five stars for Sky Walker Tehawennihárhos: Charter from Foreword Reviews
Adventure and romance and history
The Mohawk Trilogy is a saga about outliers in the alien world of the mid-19th century, Upper Canada. 🇨🇦
You’ll love the worm’s eye view. View the facts.
A Without prejudice, Professor Laura Quirk observes, “One potential problem with the current known [19th-century] population of Indiana [on the Grand River, Ontario] is the troubling absence in the historical record at Ruthven of documents related to the years between 1844 and 1850. Although there were journals and business documents connected to most years under study… Read more …
Speaking of not paying . . . The [Grand River Navigation Company] of colonial and confederate Canada never paid the Six Nations for non-surrendered expropriated land nor returned a single penny of investment but most remarkable was this turnaround: the canal company was forever in need of cash infusions and used up Six Nations’ capital monies in… Read more …