List of top Native American Organizations
A list of native american resources serving native american communities. List of top Native American Organizations »»
3 Mohawk Kings and 1 Mahican Indian King in North America
Generally, native americans in what would become the United States and Canada didn’t have royalty such as kings, but there were rare exceptions. There were three Mohawk chiefs of the Iroquois Confederacy and a Mahican of the Algonquian peoples who were called Kings.
While these four Iroquois were not the first American Indians to visit England (Pocahontas had come in 1616), they were the first to be treated as heads of state. 3 Mohawk Kings and 1 Mahican Indian King in North America »»
Battle of Quebec, 1759
Following the successful capture of Louisbourg in 1758, British leaders began planning for a strike against Quebec the next year.The Battle of Quebec was fought September 13, 1759, during the French & Indian War (1754-1763). Battle of Quebec, 1759 »»
Siege of Louisborg – King George’s War (1744–1748)
King George’s War is the European name given to the operations that formed the 1744–1748 War of the Austrian Succession. It was the third of the four French and Indian Wars. Also known as the War of Jenkins’ Ear, it officially began when a Spanish commander chopped off the ear of English merchant captain Robert Jenkins and told him to take that to his king, George II.
The Siege of Louisbourg was the major battle in this war that took place on North American soil. Loisbourg was the capital of the French province of Île-Royale (present-day Cape Breton Island). Siege of Louisborg – King George’s War (1744–1748) »»
Indian Tribes Involved in the French and Indian War
The French and Indian War (called the Seven Years’ War in Europe) was fought from 1754-1763. The French and Indian War was the last of four major colonial wars between the British, the French, and their Native American allies for control of North America.
It was the first North American global war, fought in North America, India, Prussia, Austria and other European countries, Russia, and West Africa. During the fighting that occurred on North American soil, both sides often had Indian allies. Sometimes factions of one tribe fought on both sides. Here is a brief explanation of who fought on what side. Indian Tribes Involved in the French and Indian War »»
Battle of Lake George
The Battle of Lake George took place September 8, 1755, during the French & Indian War (1754-1763) fought between the French and British. About 200 Mohawk warriors fought with Sir William Johnson and 1,500 men for the British against Jean Erdman, Baron Dieskau, 2,800 frenchmen, and 700 allied Indians, including Mohawks from Canada, for the French.
The Mohawks and British won this battle, but at a steep cost. Battle of Lake George »»