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A Mohawk Memoir from the War of 1812 presents the story of John Norton, or Teyoninhokarawen, an important war chief and political figure among the Grand River Haudenosaunee (or Iroquois) in Upper Canada. Norton saw more action during the conflict than almost anyone else, being present at the fall of Detroit, the capture of Fort Niagara, the battles of Queenston Heights, Fort G ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published October 25th 2019 by University of Toronto Press
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A very well written and well researched nook. It would be a good source for school papers. The book was very interesting and informative.
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A very well written memoir that gives accurate details of the war 1812. A wonderful resource for school assignments with references to the Indigenous people and Canadians.
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I have found that this to be a good source for those who have an interest in Aboriginal and Canadian history. It is giving what he wrote with informational points put in footnotes and in the introduction. Great use for a school textbook or for those who have an interest in history.
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Dr Carl Benn has been a member of the Department of History at Ryerson University in Toronto since 2008, where he teaches native-newcomer relations, material culture, and museum studies. Previously, he worked in the museum field for 34 years, latterly as Chief Curator of the City of Toronto Museums and Heritage Services, where he fulfilled senior curatorial and managerial duties, restored historic ...more