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  • "The Origins of Bread and Cheddar"
    Windle, Jim, Two Row Times (Six Nations of the Grand River, ON: Two Row Times), 14 May 2014, p.24     "Six Nations opens its arms to its neighbours this week during the annual Community Awareness Week of activities and fun. The weeklong celebration coincides with Monday's Bread and Cheese Day, known better off-reserve as Victoria Day."
    Windle, Jim, Two Row Times (Six Nations of the Grand River, ON: Two Row Times), 14 May 2014, p.24   "Six Nations opens its arms to its neighbours this week during the ...
  • "Six Nations Role in War of 1812 Stoney Creek Battle to be Highlighted"
    Duric, Donna, Turtle Island News, 10 Apr 2013, p.4     "Six Nations' role in the War of 1812 and Battle of Stoney Creek will be highlighted during a special ceremony this spring."
    Duric, Donna, Turtle Island News, 10 Apr 2013, p.4   "Six Nations' role in the War of 1812 and Battle of Stoney ...
  • "Historic War of 1812 Minute Features Six Nations Warriors"
    Jarrett, Chase, Turtle Island News, 19 Jun 2013, p.2     "Applause broke out last Wednesday evening after the official launch of a new historical minute debuted by the Historica-Dominion Institute (H-DI) showing a Haudenosaunee win during the War of 1812."
    Jarrett, Chase, Turtle Island News, 19 Jun 2013, p.2   "Applause broke out last Wednesday evening after the official launch of a ...
  • "War of 1812 monument thanks Tuscarora Nation for helping NY"
    Thompson, Carolyn, Turtle Island News, 10 Apr 2013, p. 4     Report on the dedication of a momument to the Tuscarora Nation for their contribution to the War of 1812 on the 200th anniversary of the burning of Lewiston by the Lewiston Historical Association Tuscarora Heroes Project. An account of the Tuscarora role in halting the British army at Lewiston is ...
    Thompson, Carolyn, Turtle Island News, 10 Apr 2013, p. 4   Report on the dedication of a momument to the Tuscarora Nation for ...
  • War of 1812 Series (1): Tradition of Making Allies
        First in a 62 part series, Tradition of Making Allies describes the historical relationship between the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) and the Crown.
      First in a 62 part series, Tradition of Making Allies describes the ...
  • War of 1812 Series (2):Grand River War Leaders
        Second in a 62 part series, Grand River War Leaders gives a list of principle warriors who fought from Grand River and Buffalo Creek.
      Second in a 62 part series, Grand River War Leaders gives a ...
  • War of 1812 Series (3): Brock Had His Doubts
        Third in a 62 part series, Brock Had His Doubts, describes the recruiting of Six Nations Warriors into the War of 1812.
      Third in a 62 part series, Brock Had His Doubts, describes the ...
  • War of 1812 Series (4): Conflicting Covenant Chains
        Fourth in a 62 part series, Conflicting Covenant Chains describes the historic function of the Covenant Chain Wampum Belt used by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) in establishing political relationships with Great Britain and the United States
      Fourth in a 62 part series, Conflicting Covenant Chains describes the historic ...
  • War of 1812 Series (5): Sagoyewatha’s Peace Plan
        Fifth in a 62 part series, Sagoyewatha’s Peace Plan describes the only time in history where the Iroquois Confederacy and the Covenant Chain is broken as Seneca’s side with the United States and the other nations remain allies of the Crown.
      Fifth in a 62 part series, Sagoyewatha’s Peace Plan describes the only ...
  • War of 1812 Series (6): Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt
        Sixth in a 62 part series, Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt describes Sir John Cadwell, soldier in the King’s Regiment of Foot, wearing gifts given to his uncle, Lt. Col. John Cadwell, commander of Fort Niagara in 1774-76. These include the Great War Wampum Belt which he presented as a ...
      Sixth in a 62 part series, Sir John Caldwell’s War Belt describes ...
  • War of 1812 Series (7): 1811 Destruction of Prophetstown
        Seventh in a 62 part series, 1811 Destruction of Prophetstown describes the differing perspectives of two influential Six Nations prophets Lalawethika (He Makes a Loud Noise) the brother of Tehcumtheh, and Seneca prophet Sganyadái:yo (Handsome Lake). It also describes the influence their views had on events surrounding the War of ...
      Seventh in a 62 part series, 1811 Destruction of Prophetstown describes the ...
  • War of 1812 Series (8): Fight or Surrender
        Eighth in a 62 part series, Fight or Surrender describes the remarkable military victory of thirty-six Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) warriors, winning in battle against a much larger American force. The author partly attributes their success to the Haudenosaunee’s skillfully use of psychological warfare tactics.
      Eighth in a 62 part series, Fight or Surrender describes the remarkable ...
  • War of 1812 Series (9): Col. William Claus and the Indian Department
        Ninth in a 62 part series, Col. William Claus and the Indian Department describes The Colonel’s activities as member of the Indian Department and the role he had in the political affairs of Six Nations.
      Ninth in a 62 part series, Col. William Claus and the Indian ...
  • War of 1812 Series (10): Crossing Niagara, Making Enemies
        Tenth in a 62 part series, Crossing Niagara, Making Enemies features a text excerpt of Chief Red Jacket’s historic 1813 statement to U.S. officials on the subject of native land rights and the defence of property
      Tenth in a 62 part series, Crossing Niagara, Making Enemies features a ...
  • War of 1812 Series (11): Choices With Consequences
        Eleventh in a 62 part series, Choices With Consequences describes the role the Covenant Chain and War Belts played in persuading Native Nations into military alliances with the Americans, British or other Native Nations.
      Eleventh in a 62 part series, Choices With Consequences describes the role ...
  • War of 1812 Series (12): Tehcumtheh’s Line in the Ground
        Twelfth in a 62 part series, Tehcumtheh’s Line in the Ground describes Tehcumtheh’s role in land disputes with the United States.
      Twelfth in a 62 part series, Tehcumtheh’s Line in the Ground describes ...
  • War of 1812 Series (13): General Hull’s Freakout
        Thirteenth in a 62 part series, General Hull’s Freakout describes how General Brock used General Hull’s fear of being captured by Tehcumtheh’s warriors to cut short an American invasion of Canada (through Fort Detroit), leading to a surrender of American forces in the area.
      Thirteenth in a 62 part series, General Hull’s Freakout describes how General ...
  • War of 1812 Series (14): Six Nations Killed In Action
        Fourteenth in a 62 part series, Six Nations Killed In Action is a list of Native Chiefs and Warriors who were killed in action during the War of 1812. This list was compiled using available information and may be updated from time to time as new information comes to light.
      Fourteenth in a 62 part series, Six Nations Killed In Action is ...
  • War of 1812 Series (15): Roster of Battles of War of 1812
        Fifteenth in a 62 part series, Roster of Battles of War of 1812 is a chronological list of the battles that occurred during the War of 1812.
      Fifteenth in a 62 part series, Roster of Battles of War of ...
  • War of 1812 Series (16): Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa
        Sixteenth in a 62 part series, Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa describes the Wampum Friendship Belt, and its historical use by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) as a tool of diplomacy.
      Sixteenth in a 62 part series, Tehontatenentsonterontahkhwa describes the Wampum Friendship Belt, ...
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