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…

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

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 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)

Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – 24 November 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III.

Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – 24 November 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III.

The American Revolution - (Joseph Brant) Brant spoke at least three and possibly all of the Six Nations' languages. From 1766 on he was a translator for the British Indian Department. In 1775, he was appointed departmental secretary with the rank of Captain for the new British Superintendent's Indian warriors from Canajoharie. They went to Canada, arriving in Montreal on July 17.

The American Revolution - (Joseph Brant) Brant spoke at least three and possibly all of the Six Nations' languages. From 1766 on he was a translator for the British Indian Department. In 1775, he was appointed departmental secretary with the rank of Captain for the new British Superintendent's Indian warriors from Canajoharie. They went to Canada, arriving in Montreal on July 17.

Giant Human Skeletons: Iroquois Chief Joseph Brant Claims Ohio Mounds Constructed by an Ancient White Race

Giant Human Skeletons: Iroquois Chief Joseph Brant Claims Ohio Mounds Constructed by an Ancient White Race

Mohawk Indian Chiefs | Mohawk Indian Chief Joseph Brant - BE037308 - Rights Managed - Stock ...

Mohawk Indian Chiefs | Mohawk Indian Chief Joseph Brant - BE037308 - Rights Managed - Stock ...

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

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

Joseph Brant, born in 1742, was a Mohawk chief who helped gain   Indian support for the British in the French & Indian War between   1754 & 1763. From 1763 to 1776, Brant & his tribe assisted the   British in the American Revolution by attacking the American settlers. After the Revolution, unable to negotiate a land settlement with the American government, Brant obtained a land grant in Canada & he & his followers settled in the area now known as   Brantford, Ontario.

Joseph Brant, born in 1742, was a Mohawk chief who helped gain Indian support for the British in the French & Indian War between 1754 & 1763. From 1763 to 1776, Brant & his tribe assisted the British in the American Revolution by attacking the American settlers. After the Revolution, unable to negotiate a land settlement with the American government, Brant obtained a land grant in Canada & he & his followers settled in the area now known as Brantford, Ontario.

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