Caughnawaga


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Caughnawaga

(kä`nəwä'gə), community and Native American reserve, S Que., Canada, on the Saint Lawrence River opposite Lachine. It was founded (1676) as a refuge for Iroquois converts to the Christian faith.
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During the period in which Meloche and her husband were raising their family, a group of thirty to forty Mohawk families gathered to live in a ten square block section of Brooklyn that became known as "Little Caughnawaga.
1] In at least one other image of Running Antelope and his family (figure 2), they are identified as Mohawks from Caughnawaga, near Montreal.
In DeCou's fields, to the east, a large party of Caughnawaga (Kahnawake) natives were encamped under the command of Captain Dominique Ducharme.
The family abandoned their village and built a new settlement, called Caughnawaga, some five miles away on the north bank of the Mohawk River, which today is in Fonda, New York.
According to the semi-centennial program, "Lovers of Canada's National Game will have an opportunity of seeing a warm struggle between the whites and the aborigines, when the Torontos cross sticks with the Royal Team of Caughnawaga Indians, at the Rosedale Grounds.
Ignace, being a bit suspicious of the Presbyterians, tried to tell the chief that Gray and the others were not true Black Robes, since the ones he knew in Caughnawaga and in St.
Francis Xavier, a settlement of Indians in Canada, also named Caughnawaga (Kahnawake, Quebec) populated by Mohawk people who were much more accepting of Christianity.
Though of no strategic importance, the village was burned by the combined forces of the Marquis de Vaudreuil of New France and his allies, the Caughnawaga Indians of the St.
Following the smallpox epidemic that claimed so many lives, Kateri and her people abandoned Ossernenon and settled across the Mohawk River at Caughnawaga, near present day Fonda, New York.
EPSOM trainer Philip Mitchell has warned that his Caughnawaga will not run in the Freephone Stanleybet Lincoln.
Tote bet: 15-8 Adiemus, 11-2 Compton Bolter, 13-2 Pulau Pinang, 7-1 Laissezaller, 15-2 I Cried For You, 12-1 Elmhurst Boy, Herodotus, 14-1 Caughnawaga, 16-1 Marrakech, 25-1 bar.
CAUGHNAWAGA, acquired by Philip Mitchell for 58,000gns from the Henry Cecil yard, contests the Listed Prix Tantieme over a mile at Saint-Cloud on Tuesday.