There was nearly always a lacrosse match on the Queen’s Birthday.

Sara Jeannette Duncan


Canada West 1841–1867  (Upper Canada 1791–1841, Ontario, 1867–)

Joseph Brant, his mansion and his slave, Sophia Pooley

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 …