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  • "Sir William Johnson Changed Course of Joseph Brant's Life"
    NewspaperPublication       Had it not been for the emergence of circumstances over which he had no control, chances are that Joseph Brant, the man after whom this city is named, might never have achieved his remarkable status as a leader of his people and an international figure."
    NewspaperPublication     Had it not been for the emergence of circumstances over which he had no control, chances are that Joseph Brant, the man after whom this city is named, might never ...
  • "Native Women Fight Stereotypes as Objects of Europeans' Desire"
    NewspaperPublicationmystery       "In popular culture, native women and sex are as inseparable as cops and robbers, says the director of a native museum in New Mexico."
    NewspaperPublicationmystery     "In popular culture, native women and sex are as inseparable as cops and robbers, says the director of a native museum in New Mexico."
  • "Colonel's Ignorance Almost Cost Him His Life"
    NewspaperPublicationmystery       "Native people, especially members of the Six Nations, played a significant role in the early settlement of Haldimand County. Many of the early settlers fought side by side with native warriors during the American Revolutionary war. Afterwards, friendship and family alliances led some members of the Six Nations to invite ...
    NewspaperPublicationmystery     "Native people, especially members of the Six Nations, played a significant role in the early settlement of Haldimand County. Many of the early settlers fought side by side with native ...
  • "A Bad Deal for the Six Nations"
    NewspaperPublicationmystery       "Back in the 1820's, enterprising businessmen believed water transportation would be the key to unlock the riches of the continent. As a result, a frenzy of canal building took place."
    NewspaperPublicationmystery     "Back in the 1820's, enterprising businessmen believed water transportation would be the key to unlock the riches of the continent. As a result, a frenzy of canal building took place."
  • "Why Thomas House is Important"
    NewspaperPublication       "With the recent interest in the Thomas house, we, the Thomas family, feel compelled to let any interested people know just how much history is connected with this property. This is what we have discovered."
    NewspaperPublication     "With the recent interest in the Thomas house, we, the Thomas family, feel compelled to let any interested people know just how much history is connected with this property. This ...
  • Whiteman's Creek Got Its Name
    TextNewspaper       Article discussing the history behind the naming of Whiteman's Creek.
    TextNewspaper     Article discussing the history behind the naming of Whiteman's Creek.
  • Brant Genealogical Information Addressed to Susan Hardy
    ImageGenealogical Resource       Postcard addressed to Susan Hardy describing Joseph Brant family Genealogical Information.
    ImageGenealogical Resource     Postcard addressed to Susan Hardy describing Joseph Brant family Genealogical Information.
  • "Brant's Bad Son was Born to Die"
    Newspapermystery       ""Brother-We have heard and considered your case; we sympathize with you. We are bereaved of a beloved son. But that son raised his parricidal hand against the kindest of fathers. His death was occasioned by his own crime. With once voice we acquit you of all blame. We tender you ...
    Newspapermystery     ""Brother-We have heard and considered your case; we sympathize with you. We are bereaved of a beloved son. But that son raised his parricidal hand against the kindest of fathers. ...
  • "The tomb of Chief Joseph Brant..."
    Newspapermystery       "The tomb of Chief Joseph Brant if located beside the Mohawk Chapel. In March, 1909, it was rumored that in 1879 a group of medical students from Toronto "on a night's revels" had raided the grave and taken Brant's skeleton."
    Newspapermystery     "The tomb of Chief Joseph Brant if located beside the Mohawk Chapel. In March, 1909, it was rumored that in 1879 a group of medical students from Toronto "on a ...
  • "Her Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks"
    NewspaperPublicationmystery       "Her Majesty's Chapel of The Mohawks was the first Protestant church to be built in what is now Ontario."
    NewspaperPublicationmystery     "Her Majesty's Chapel of The Mohawks was the first Protestant church to be built in what is now Ontario."
  • "Remembering Joseph Brant"
    NewspaperPublicationmystery       "Two hundred and fifty years ago, an Indian woman gave birth to a son on the banks of the Ohio River. The woman and her husband were part of a Mohawk hunting party."
    NewspaperPublicationmystery     "Two hundred and fifty years ago, an Indian woman gave birth to a son on the banks of the Ohio River. The woman and her husband were part of a ...
  • "The Education of Joseph Brant"
    Newspapermystery       "The recent television production Divided Loyalties, which dealt with the life of Joseph Brant, underlined once again the impact that this individual had in the early history of Canada and the United States. Brant was able to exert as much influence as he did, not just because of his position ...
    Newspapermystery     "The recent television production Divided Loyalties, which dealt with the life of Joseph Brant, underlined once again the impact that this individual had in the early history of Canada and ...
  • "Early Experience Shaped Brant's Skills"
    Newspaper  Muir, Gary, Brantford Expositor, 15 Apr 1995     "Joseph Brant's place in history rests primarily on his military exploits during the American Revolution and his ability as a negotiator both with his own people during that conflict and with the white man after it was over."
    Newspaper  Muir, Gary, Brantford Expositor, 15 Apr 1995   "Joseph Brant's place in history rests primarily on his military exploits during the American Revolution and his ability as a negotiator both with his own people during that conflict and ...
  • "Staying Neutral Failed to Benefit Six Nations"
    NewspaperPublication  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Fall 1991     "In September I was invited to go back to the historic Mohawk Valley in New York State. As I reported in a column last year, members of our Six Nations Public Library committee visited there in the summer of 1990. The Mohawk Valley and the Finger Lakes region was the ...
    NewspaperPublication  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Fall 1991   "In September I was invited to go back to the historic Mohawk Valley in New York State. As I reported in a column last year, members of our Six Nations ...
  • "Brant Display"
    NewspaperPublication  Roper, Wayne, Brantford Expositor, Fall 1992     ...
    NewspaperPublication  Roper, Wayne, Brantford Expositor, Fall 1992   ...
  • "The Royal Chapel of the Mohawk"
    Text       This is a 43 page paper written by Barry Hill about the Mohawk Chapel. His paper discusses the Chapel building, the structure, religious furnishings and appointments, renovations over time and the stained glass windows."
    Text     This is a 43 page paper written by Barry Hill about the Mohawk Chapel. His paper discusses the Chapel building, the structure, religious furnishings and appointments, renovations over time and ...
  • "TV Movie Marred by Major Errors"
    Newspapermystery       "Last month, the movie Divided Loyalties was shown on CBC television. It cost several million dollars to make and it had many memorable scenes. HOwever it had some glaring errors which were apparently put in strictly for dramatic effect. It is too ad that filmmakers feel that such things have ...
    Newspapermystery     "Last month, the movie Divided Loyalties was shown on CBC television. It cost several million dollars to make and it had many memorable scenes. HOwever it had some glaring errors ...
  • "Brant's Ford Ceremony Opens Riverfest Weekend"
    Newspaper  Young, David, Brantford Expositor, 25 May 1991     "The Grand River of today is like backed-up plumbing because of dams, said Chief Richard Maracle of the Mohawk Nation during the opening ceremonies of Riverfest Friday night."
    Newspaper  Young, David, Brantford Expositor, 25 May 1991   "The Grand River of today is like backed-up plumbing because of dams, said Chief Richard Maracle of the Mohawk Nation during the opening ceremonies of Riverfest Friday night."
  • Chapel of the Mohawks
    TextNewspaper       Article detailing the history of, and a visit by the author to, His Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks.
    TextNewspaper     Article detailing the history of, and a visit by the author to, His Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks.
  • "Brant Statue a Fitting Tribute to a Great Man"
    NewspaperPublication  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1992     "About 10 yeas ago, while I was still teaching school, I took the students from Six Nations School No. 9 on a school trip. As I wanted them to learn something about their own history, I took them to Brantford."
    NewspaperPublication  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor, Spring 1992   "About 10 yeas ago, while I was still teaching school, I took the students from Six Nations School No. 9 on a school trip. As I wanted them to learn ...
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