Canadian History Dictionary O'connell Daniel 1775-1847 Irish Statesman Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era
Befriends Mackenzie, 221. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Chambers, B...
Dawson George Mercer 1849-1901 Son Of Sir J W Dawson Qv
Studied geology and palaeontology under Huxley, Ramsay and Ethe...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Leader in attack on Moravian Indi...
Maseres Francis 1731-1824 Born In London Educated At Cambridge
In 1766 appointed attorney-general of Quebec, holding the posit...
Neuchatel Canton Of
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand born in, 3.
(Tilley era) Deserts Liberals in New Brunswick, 18;
Spragge John Godfrey 1806-1884 Born In New Cross Surrey England
Came to York with his father, 1820. Educated at the Central Sch...
Prevost Augustin 1725?-1786 Father Of Sir George Prevost Entered
the army; served under Wolfe at Quebec, 1759; became lieutenant...
The name is now applied to what is probably the
Born in Ireland. Emigrated to Canada, and settled in
Cuoq Jean-andre 1821-1901 Entered The Sulpician Order In 1843 And
came to Canada two years later. Devoted his life to a minute st...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
(George Brown Era) Agitated by Brown and the Globe, 75; the Can...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
First described from actual observation by Father
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 259, 260.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Accompanies Simcoe to Canada, 47.
Metcalfe Charles Theophilus Baron 1785-1846 Born In Calcutta
India. Educated at Eton. Resident of Delhi, 1811-1820; in 1820-...
Hagerman Christopher Alexander 1792-1847 Born In Adolphustown
Ontario. Educated at Kingston; studied law and called to the ba...
Etoline Adolphus Karlovich
Director of the Russian-American
colonies, 1841-1845. =Index=:...
A confederation of tribes, at first five, the Cayuga,
Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca, to which the Tuscarora was added
after 1726, as well as the remnants of many other tribes. They were
known to the English colonists as the Five Nations, and later as the Six
Nations. They called themselves Ongwanonsionni, "we are of the
extended lodge." When they first came into contact with Europeans, they
occupied the country between Lake Champlain and the Genesee River, and
this remained their home territory, but they ranged far and wide,
carrying their conquering raids eastwards to the Kennebec, westwards to
Lake Michigan, north to the Hudson Bay watershed, and south to the
Tennessee. They numbered about 16,000 in 1677, and after dropping to
10,000 in the next century, they returned to their original strength at
the opening of the twentieth century. About two-thirds are on
reservations in Canada; the remainder in New York. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era)
Champlain joins Hurons and Algonquians in attacking, 9, 10, 14; nearly
exterminate Hurons, 26, 35; demand establishment of French colony in
their country, 40; their confederacy, of what tribes composed, 41;
attack remnant of Hurons on Island of Orleans, 41; checked at Long Sault
on the Ottawa by heroism of Dollard and his companions, 44; Governor
Courcelles marches against, 52; similar expedition led by Tracy, 53;
invited by Frontenac to conference, 79; consent to make a peace
including Indian allies of French, 82; under La Barre's administration,
seize canoes of French traders, 181; La Barre's expedition against, 183;
Denonville's, 207-214; capture of a number of peaceful Iroquois for
king's galleys, 215; reprisals, 218, 219; massacre of Lachine, 224; send
envoys to meet Frontenac, 238; native eloquence, 239; worsted in
skirmish on Ottawa River, 243; Mohawk opinion of Schenectady massacre,
248; ill-treat embassy from Frontenac, 262; renew their attacks, 307;
party of, destroyed at Repentigny, 308; three prisoners burnt alive,
309; another party surprised and destroyed, 319; expedition against
(Mohawks), 321; peace negotiations, 337; Onondaga orator, Teganissorens
(Decanisora), 338; Frontenac's campaign against, 350. (Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain
assists his Indian allies against, 49; originally settled on the St.
Lawrence, 50; form great confederation of five tribes, 50; attacked by
Montaignais, assisted by Champlain, near mouth of Richelieu River, 62;
again, by Hurons, assisted by Champlain, on the Oswego River, 102; make
an attack near Quebec, 139; embassy sent to, 163. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Destroy mission
at Three Rivers, 43; in general alliance with British, 148; country of,
pillaged by Butler's Rangers, 151. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Traditional foes of the French,
16. (Bishop Laval era) Destroy Huron mission, 5; converted settlements of, 9; their
extermination of the Hurons, 39; heroic resistance offered to, at the
Long Sault, 72; depredations committed by, 191; La Barre's expedition
against, 193; threatening attitude of, 213; Denonville's expedition
against, 215; negotiations with, 216; descend on Lachine, 225; ravage
surrounding country, 227; Frontenac marches against, 233. (General Brock era) Their
lands encroached upon by Americans, 149; attacked by United States
troops at Tippecanoe, 174-176; their bitter sense of wrong, 177; obtain
grant of land on the Grand River, 189; effect on, of Hull's advance
into Canada, 214; greatly impressed by the capture of Detroit, 263.
See Senecas; Mohawks; Onondagas; Cayugas; Oneidas. =Bib.=: Hodge,
Handbook of American Indians; Schoolcraft, Indian Tribes; Morgan,
League of the Iroquois; Colden, History of the Five Nations;
McKenzie, The Six Nations Indians in Canada; Hale, Iroquois Book of
Rites; Parkman, Old Regime, Jesuits in North America, Frontenac,
and Half Century of Conflict; Fiske, New France and New England.
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