1845-1846. Canada West.
Wild places. Mystic spaces.

              Journey into the woods to find the dark but life-giving secret! 


Clarion rating for Charter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 

for Sky Walker Tehawennihárhos: Charter from Clarion Foreword Review



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!

Save the Evidence, Fundraiser, Woodland Cultural Centre

Joseph Brant and his “mansion”

There is much to love in James Paxton’s Joseph Brant and his world: 18th century Mohawk warrior and statesman (2008) – exceptional writing and heart-rending illustrations and even the book’s silky pages. More to love is Paxton’s thesis: Joseph Brant is an 18th century Mohawk warrior and Pine Tree Chief who understands as well as any modern Canadian the necessity… Read more …

Joseph Brant and his slaves

Can we add context to historical purity tests?  First Nations practice capture-slavery before Europeans arrive. Having no penitentiaries, Indigenous either kill or enslave captives of war. Indigenous slaves can prove valuable to the slaver society and, therefore, may be allowed through marriage or adoption to integrate into the group.  Iroquoian peoples–not only the Haudenosaunee and Wyandot-consider favoured… Read more …

Mohawk trilogy

Canadian folkways lean on immigrants’ and Indigenous’ stories. In Minsos Mohawk trilogy “the complexities of the era are thoroughly researched and accurately imparted, as evidenced by the detail in both the book and its lengthy introduction. These historical trials are never intrusive in the text; they are always incorporated in a relatable way.” Lillian Brown… Read more …