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…

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…

Joseph Thayendaneken, The Mohawk Chief, 1776.

Joseph Thayendaneken, The Mohawk Chief, 1776.

1830's lithograph based on the last portrait of  Joseph Brant, an 1806 oil on canvas painting by Ezra Ames. - Wikipedia

1830's lithograph based on the last portrait of Joseph Brant, an 1806 oil on canvas painting by Ezra Ames. - Wikipedia

This Day In History: The Great Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant Died (1807)

This Day In History: The Great Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant Died (1807)

Portrait of Joseph Brant by Charles Willson Peale (1797) - Wikipedia

Portrait of Joseph Brant by Charles Willson Peale (1797) - Wikipedia

A 1776 portrait of Joseph Brant by leading court painter George Romney. - Born Thayendanegea, March 1743, Ohio Country somewhere along the Cuyahoga River. Died November 24, 1807 (aged 64) present day Burlington, Ontario. Nationality: Mohawk. Religion: Anglican. Children: John Brant. Relatives: Molly Brant, William Johnson. Wikipedia

A 1776 portrait of Joseph Brant by leading court painter George Romney. - Born Thayendanegea, March 1743, Ohio Country somewhere along the Cuyahoga River. Died November 24, 1807 (aged 64) present day Burlington, Ontario. Nationality: Mohawk. Religion: Anglican. Children: John Brant. Relatives: Molly Brant, William Johnson. Wikipedia

Statue of Joseph Brant at the Valiants Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario. Wikipedia

Statue of Joseph Brant at the Valiants Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario. Wikipedia

Joseph Brant, painted in London by Gilbert Stuart in 1786. - Thayendanegea alias Joseph Brant (1742 - Burlington 1807) était un chef de guerre des amérindiens Mohawk qui a combattu la France puis les États-Unis d’Amérique durant leur guerre d’indépendance. ...  Il va à l’école dans le Connecticut et visite l’Angleterre. ll est l'une des quatorze personnalités commémorées par le Monument aux Valeureux à Ottawa (Ontario). Il était franc-maçon. Wikipedia

Joseph Brant, painted in London by Gilbert Stuart in 1786. - Thayendanegea alias Joseph Brant (1742 - Burlington 1807) était un chef de guerre des amérindiens Mohawk qui a combattu la France puis les États-Unis d’Amérique durant leur guerre d’indépendance. ... Il va à l’école dans le Connecticut et visite l’Angleterre. ll est l'une des quatorze personnalités commémorées par le Monument aux Valeureux à Ottawa (Ontario). Il était franc-maçon. Wikipedia

Joseph Brant or Thayendanegea March 1743 - November, 1807 was a Mohawk military and political leader. (painting by George Romney 1776 (2).jpg)

Joseph Brant or Thayendanegea March 1743 - November, 1807 was a Mohawk military and political leader. (painting by George Romney 1776 (2).jpg)

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