Tag Archives: Kaniengehaka

Minute Book 3: 1725-April

The Six Nations Don’t Want a French-English War in Iroquoia On April 11th, a delegation from Onondaga, Cayouga, and the Tuscaroras came to Albany on behalf of the Six Nations as a whole. They told the commissioners that Governor Vaudreuil … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1725-March

A Conference With Kahnawake, Schawenadie, the Kaniengeha’ka, and Albany On March 13 the commissioners met with five leaders from Kahnawake (spelled Cachnawage in the records) and Kahnawake’s ally Schawenadie, in this case spelled Scanrinadie. (My best guess is that Schawenadie … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1723-October

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, October 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, October 1723 starts here The Albany Indian Commissioners were increasingly anxious that their own community would be … Continue reading

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Plug for a Journal

The Conference on Iroquois Research has a journal now, Iroquoia. It will be of interest to many readers of this blog. I have an article in the first issue, “Tiononderogue: the Struggle for a Mohawk Town, 1686-1797.” It tells one part of the … Continue reading

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1677 December 20: Propositions made by the Oneidas at Albany

Source: New York State Archives: A1894,  New York (Colony) Council Papers 26-161. Transcribed 9-7-2016 by Ann Hunter. The Schedule of Propositions says this begins on p. 2 of Volume I of the Minutes of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs. The document … Continue reading

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