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Major John Norton, Teyoninhokarawen, The Mohawk Chief / Major John Norton, Teyoninhokarawen, chef mohawk | by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives
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Major John Norton, Teyoninhokarawen, The Mohawk Chief / Major John Norton, Teyoninhokarawen, chef mohawk

Title / Titre :

Major John Norton, Teyoninhokarawen, The Mohawk Chief /

 

Major John Norton, Teyoninhokarawen, chef mohawk

 

Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Mary Ann Knight

 

Date(s) : 1805

 

Reference No. / Numéro de référence :

 

MIKAN 2836984 / MIKAN 2894984

 

collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction...

collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction...

 

Location / Lieu : Unknown / Inconnu

 

Credit / Mention de source :

Library and Archives Canada, e010933319 /

 

Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, e010933319

 

Description / Descriptions :

The exotic mixture of details in this portrait highlights Major John Norton’s membership in two worlds. Norton was a War Chief of the Six Nations as well as a Major in the British Army during the War of 1812. His Journal is an eyewitness account of the war and its First Nations fighters. /

 

La combinaison exotique de détails dans ce portrait illustre l’appartenance du major John Norton à deux mondes. En effet, il était chef de guerre des Six‑Nations et major de l’armée britannique pendant la guerre de 1812. Dans son journal, il témoigne de la guerre et des combattants autochtones.

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