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  • Model Canoe Representing Chief's Canoe in War of 1812
    ImageObject       Image of a model representing a Chief's Canoe in War of 1812, created by Jean-Baptiste Assiginack, an Odawa chief, who was a veteran of the War of 1812. After the war, he worked as a translator for the Indian Department and was an influential voice for his people in their ...
    ImageObject     Image of a model representing a Chief's Canoe in War of 1812, created by Jean-Baptiste Assiginack, an Odawa chief, who was a veteran of the War of 1812. After the ...
  • 1812 Peace Monument-conceptual design
    Image       This design is of the Haudenosaunee 1812 Peace Monument. Each of the clans and each of the six nations encircle the monument which is scheduled to be erected at the Six Nations Veterans Park in July 2014 in commemoration of the impact the Six Nations Warriors had on the outcome ...
    Image     This design is of the Haudenosaunee 1812 Peace Monument. Each of the clans and each of the six nations encircle the monument which is scheduled to be erected at the ...
  • Replica of the "Brock War Club"
    ImageObject       War of 1812 (replica) of a War Club named "The Brock War Club". It is believed that a member of the Allies used the original in battle with General Isaac Brock.
    ImageObject     War of 1812 (replica) of a War Club named "The Brock War Club". It is believed that a member of the Allies used the original in battle with General Isaac ...
  • Portrait of John Brant
    Image       JOHN BRANT (AHYOUWAEGHS), 1794-1832, Chief of the Six Nation Indians, Son of Joseph Brant
    Image     JOHN BRANT (AHYOUWAEGHS), 1794-1832, Chief of the Six Nation Indians, Son of Joseph Brant
  • Photo of Chief John Smoke Johnson
    Imagemystery       Black and White photograph of John Smoke Johnson, Mohawk chief; Veteran of the War of 1812; and elected as a "Pine Tree Chief", a non-hereditary position.
    Imagemystery     Black and White photograph of John Smoke Johnson, Mohawk chief; Veteran of the War of 1812; and elected as a "Pine Tree Chief", a non-hereditary position.
  • Last surviving Six Nations Veterans of the War of 1812
    Image       1882 studio portrait of the last surviving Six Nations warriors who fought with the British in the War of 1812: (left to right) Young Warner (born ca. 1794), John Tutela (born ca. 1797) and Sakawaraton a.k.a. John Smoke Johnson (born circa 1792). Portrait taken in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Portrait taken ...
    Image     1882 studio portrait of the last surviving Six Nations warriors who fought with the British in the War of 1812: (left to right) Young Warner (born ca. 1794), John Tutela ...
  • Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen
    Image       Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father and Scottish mother, Norton was born in Scotland around 1770. Norton was especially inspired by the Mohawk chief, Thayendanega (Joseph ...
    Image     Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father ...
  • Portrait of Major John Norton
    Image       Image of Painting of John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), portrait probably painted by Solomon Williams around 1804. The combination of Iroquois and Mohawk clothing worn by Norton in this portrait reflects both his own dual heritage and the ongoing cultural exchange between First Peoples and Europeans. This portrait was painted in England ...
    Image     Image of Painting of John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), portrait probably painted by Solomon Williams around 1804. The combination of Iroquois and Mohawk clothing worn by Norton in this portrait reflects both ...
  • Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen
    Image       Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father and Scottish mother, Norton was born in Scotland around 1770. Norton was especially inspired by the Mohawk chief, Thayendanega (Joseph ...
    Image     Image of Portrait of Major John Norton as Mohawk Chief Teyoninhokarawen, Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 in. by Mather Brown (1761-1831). The mixed blood son of a Cherokee father ...
  • Six Indian Chiefs attend the Centenary Commemoration
    Imagemystery       Photograph of Laura Secord Monument behind the Six Indian Chiefs attending the Centenary Commemoration where the Six Nations and other Allied forces warriors were recognized for their impact on the outcome of the War of 1812.
    Imagemystery     Photograph of Laura Secord Monument behind the Six Indian Chiefs attending the Centenary Commemoration where the Six Nations and other Allied forces warriors were recognized for their impact on the ...
  • Death of Tecumseh: Battle of the Thames Oct. 18, 1813
    Image       Death of Tecumseh: Battle of the Thames Oct. 18: 1813
    Image     Death of Tecumseh: Battle of the Thames Oct. 18: 1813
  • Beaver Dams Encampment Site Photo
    Image       Photograph with accompanying text illustrating the site of the Native encampment at Beaver Dams at the time of Laura Secord's flight.
    Image     Photograph with accompanying text illustrating the site of the Native encampment at Beaver Dams at the time of Laura Secord's flight.
  • A View of Col. Johnson's Engagement with the Savages (commanded by Tecumseh) near the Moravian Town, October 5, 1812.
    Image       Hand-coloured woodcut illustration from: "History of the Discovery of America" by Henry Trumbull. The print gives a vivid account of the war between the Native Americans led by Tecumseh (1768?-1813), chief of the Shawnee, and the U.S. cavalry led by Colonel Richard M. Johnson (1780 or 81-1850). These same three ...
    Image     Hand-coloured woodcut illustration from: "History of the Discovery of America" by Henry Trumbull. The print gives a vivid account of the war between the Native Americans led by Tecumseh (1768?-1813), ...
  • Six Nations Confederacy Chiefs and members at the 1812 Centennial at Queenston Heights.
    Imagemystery       "Group of Indians (Grand River Reserve) celebrating Brock's Centenary at Queenston Heights, Chief Alexander Hill, in costume"
    Imagemystery     "Group of Indians (Grand River Reserve) celebrating Brock's Centenary at Queenston Heights, Chief Alexander Hill, in costume"
  • Tecumseh statue - Tippecanoe County Courthouse, Indiana
    ImageObject       A photograph of a pediment in the Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Lafayette, IN, USA featuring statues of William Henry Harrison, Lafayette and Tecumseh; sometimes identified as George Rogers Clark, George Washington and Tecumseh. constructed in the 1880s.
    ImageObject     A photograph of a pediment in the Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Lafayette, IN, USA featuring statues of William Henry Harrison, Lafayette and Tecumseh; sometimes identified as George Rogers Clark, George ...
  • Six Nation Confederacy Chiefs attend the Centenary Commemoration - 1914
    Image       Photograph of Six Indian Chiefs (unknown) attending the Centenary Commemoration at Queenston Heights. The Laura Secord Monument is situated behind the grouping of the Six Chiefs.
    Image     Photograph of Six Indian Chiefs (unknown) attending the Centenary Commemoration at Queenston Heights. The Laura Secord Monument is situated behind the grouping of the Six Chiefs.
  • Treaty of Ghent Snuff Box
    ImageObject       Photograph of a two-piece round snuff box of black-enamel, with a lacquered, transfer-image of four military figures and an Indian who oversees the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
    ImageObject     Photograph of a two-piece round snuff box of black-enamel, with a lacquered, transfer-image of four military figures and an Indian who oversees the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
  • Indian Warriors from Lake Erie
    Image       Printed by F. Moser 1819.Denis Dighton del et lithog. written in pencil, bottom right and left of the print.
    Image     Printed by F. Moser 1819.Denis Dighton del et lithog. written in pencil, bottom right and left of the print.
  • Portrait of Jimmy Johnson. Sos-heo-wa. Wolf Clan (1774-1856)
    Image       Image of Jimmy Johnson (Sos-heo-wa) taken from a daugerreotype. Sos-heo-wa became a chief at Tonawanda. During the crisis with the Ogden Land Company after the signing of the Treaty of Buffalo Creek in 1838, Jimmy Johnson was one of the leaders who led Tonawanda in its fight against removal. He ...
    Image     Image of Jimmy Johnson (Sos-heo-wa) taken from a daugerreotype. Sos-heo-wa became a chief at Tonawanda. During the crisis with the Ogden Land Company after the signing of the Treaty of ...
  • Portrait of Tommy Jemmy
    Image       Image of Painting (oil on canvas) of Tommy Jemmy (Soo-non-gize, or Long Horns)a Seneca Chief. Noted for killing a Seneca Woman (Kau-qua-tau) for witchcraft and the large court proceeding and trial that followed. Tommy Jemmy lived at Buffalo Creek where he served his community as an elder and chief. Buffalo-born ...
    Image     Image of Painting (oil on canvas) of Tommy Jemmy (Soo-non-gize, or Long Horns)a Seneca Chief. Noted for killing a Seneca Woman (Kau-qua-tau) for witchcraft and the large court proceeding and ...
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