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 (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…
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
John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), probably painted by Solomon Williams around 1804 Son of a Cherokee father and Scottish mother, Norton was adopted as a nephew by Joseph Brant (Thayendanega), a leading Mohawk chief. The combination of Iroquois and British clothing worn by Norton in this portrait reflects both his own dual heritage and the ongoing cultural exchange between First Peoples and Europeans.