Turtles, Wolves, and Bears: A Mohawk Family History

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Turtles, Wolves, and Bears: A Mohawk Family History - Barbara J. Sivertsen. Written as a chronological narrative of Mohawk history and genealogy, the text is enhanced by detailed reference footnotes and about fifty Mohawk lineage charts. Excerpts from letters and memoirs add character to the history. Appendices contain transcripts of original church records compiled by Protestant ministers of Albany, Schenectady, Schoharie and Fort Hunter (in New York) from 1689 to 1777. This book uncovers information hitherto unknown about many individuals important to colonial New York history, including most of the principal Mohawk chiefs of the period and their Indian Superintendent, Sir William Johnson. (1996), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 356 pp. 101-S0484 ISBN: 0788404849