Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Stories from the Revolution... Indians... Calloway...

(Image: Mohawks, led by Joseph Brant, adhered to their long-standing allegiance to the British.)

 American Indians and the American Revolution by Collin G. Calloway 

 The Declaration of Independence accused King George III of unleashing "merciless Indian Savages" against innocent men, women, and children. The image of ferocious warriors propelled into action by a tyrannical monarch fixed in memory and imagination the Indians' role in the Revolution and justified their subsequent treatment. But many Indian nations tried to stay out of the conflict, some sided with the Americans, and those who fought with the British were not the king's pawns: they allied with the Crown as the best hope of protecting their homelands from the encroachments of American colonists and land speculators. The British government had afforded Indian lands a measure of protection by the Royal Proclamation of 1763 which had attempted to restrict colonial expansion beyond the Appalachian Mountains, and had alienated many American colonists. Indians knew that the Revolution was a contest for Indian land as well as for liberty. 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

DsS... Wordpress...


 ← Willow Run – B24 LiberatorMesabi Range Mines, Minnesota 1939-1945 → Dunlap’s Station Posted on 11 October 2015 by Justin King Overview Present day location of Fort Dunlap Dunlap’s Station, also known as Fort Colerain, was an installation on the east bank of the Miami River which was established in early 1790. It is northwest of present day Cincinnati, Ohio nestled in a bend just downriver from the U.S. Route 27 Bridge between Cincinnati, Ohio and Ross, Ohio.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

1755 Ohio River Valley

Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline

Author: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
Date: 1755
Location: Ohio River Valley, United States

Dimensions: 48 x 62 cm.
Scale: ca. 1:3,000,000
Call Number: G3700 1755 .R63

Saturday, June 18, 2016

The Mihši-maalhsa Wars – Part II


March 31, 2014

meekaalankwiki mihši-maalhsa – mikaalitioni kiihkayonki
The Mihši-maalhsa Wars – Part II – The Battle of Kiihkayonki
This article is the second of a five-part series on the history of our wars with the Mihši-maalhsaki (Americans), which occurred from 1778-1794 and from 1812-1814.  This second article focuses on the Battle of Kiihkayonki, also known as Harmar’s Defeat. If you want to hear the pronunciation of the Myaamia terms in this article, please visit our online dictionary at: www.myaamiadictionary.org

Thursday, June 16, 2016