Caughnawaga


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
For discussion of the treaty, see JR Miller, Compact, supra note 61 at 74-75; R v Cote, [1996] 3 SCR 139, 38 DLR (4th) 385 [Cote cited to SCR], The treaty right claim was based on a 1760 treaty at Swegatchy and Caughnawaga between the Algonquins and the British.
Jenness on his investigation at Caughnawaga Reserve re: disappearance of Mr F.
Con eso en mente se fundaron misiones como Sillery, Quebec, Montreal, Trois Rivieres, Caughnawaga, Sault Sainte Marie, Saint Francis Xavier, Saint Ignace du Loyola y otras, donde los jesuitas cuidadosa y pacientemente instruian a los iroqueses cristianizados las artes de la agricultura y los ritos de la Iglesia.
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.
Use the glossary below to create a vocabulary activity: American Indian Caughnawaga Great moccasin tomahawk Spirit Movement (AIM) cliff hogan Mound totem dwellers Builders Anasazi comanchero Indian National tepee Territory Museum of atlatl coup Indian Wars the American travois Indian Basket Makers cradleboard Iroquois Native vision Confederacy American quest Bering Strait Dawes Act kachina Church wampum Black Hills earth lodge kiva potlatch wickiup Bureau of Indian Eastern Little Powhatan wigwam Affairs Woodlands Bighorn Confederacy (BIA) culture long house powwow Wounded Knee Cahokia Mounds Five medicine pueblo xat Civilized lodge Tribes Calumet Ghost Dance medicine sachem man Carlisle Indian sagamore School Visit www.
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.