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New and Notable—Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library – Smithsonian Libraries Unbound
Painting Indians and building empires in North America, 1710-1840. William H. Truettner. University of California Press, c2010. Introduction -- Looking beyond Mohawk warriors -- Noble savagery as an invention of British imperialism -- Noble savage imagery, 1710 to 1820s -- The rise of Republican Indians -- Painting Republican Indians, 1800 to 1840s.
Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – 24 November 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.
Ohio State Name Origin
The Iroquois Confederacy (also called the "League of Peace and Power," the "Five Nations," the "Six Nations," or the "People of the Longhouse") is a group of native Americans originally consisting of five Indian nations: the Mohawk, the Oneida, the Onondaga, the Cayuga, and the Seneca. A sixth tribe, the Tuscarora, joined after the original five nations were formed.What does Ohio mean? The name Ohio originates from the Iroquois Indian word for good river.
History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925 — Mohawk Indians Trading at Fort Johnson
Mohawk Indians Trading at Fort Johnson : Fanciful episode in the Fort Johnson Pageant of 1919, depicting a French trader showing his wares to a group of Mohawk Indians loitering about the baronial mansion of Sir William Johnson.