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Joseph Brant (1742-1807) Mohawk Indian war chief, who supported the British in the American War for Independence. His Indian name was Thayendanegea. He was a convert to Christianity; remained loyal to the king. Brant led warriors against towns and villages held by rebels; the Cherry Valloey massacre in New York, in 1778, was the most notorious, when he temporarily lost control of the Seneca warriors under his command. Brant's loyalty was rewarded by a land grant to the Mohawk nation in…

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Duke of Northumberland forced to sell £15million worth of antiques

One of the paintings to be auctioned is a portrait of Joseph Brant by Gilbert Stuart which is worth between £1million and £1.5million

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Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital lgo

Mohawk Indian Thayendanega, also known as Joseph Brant, served in the British army as an interpreter of native languages during the Revolutionary War.

The story of Joseph Brant, the Mohawk ‘Native American’ who fought for the Loyalists during the American War of Independence has been retold by the Iroquois peoples of the Six Nations and American Freemasons for centuries, and today Brant is … Continue reading →

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