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Photos from: Mohawks drawn into U.S.-British war

Brave Horse Warriors

The residents of Akwesasne were being drawn into the war between Britain and the US. Since the controversial Seven Nations of Canada treaty of 1796 there had been restrictions on the movement of the Native people living on the “reservation” but the international border had not yet become internally divisive. The Mohawks played a major role in The War of 1812-13.

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