Tag: mohawk

“For all that’s at Stake”

2017 | Bronze edition: 35 | Height: 24″

“The tall, erect posture and the elastic tread of the Indian…is attributable to physical training. The consequence is… the Indian indulges in those sports which expand the chest and throw back the shoulders and impart agility and grace to the movement of the limbs. …

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Kryn, a Study for Nightwatch

2020 | Bronze edition: 50 | Height: 11″

Particularly notable among those Mohawks who decided to migrate from their traditional homeland in the Mohawk valley to the Jesuit missionary settlements near Montreal in the 1660’s-1670’s, was a chief known to the French as Joseph Togouiroui and as the Great Mohawk. To the Dutch at …

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A Study of King of the Maqua (Mohawks)

A Study of King of the Marquas Sculpture

A Study of King of the Maqua

Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 22″

…Queen Anne who presented to the four Mohawk Kings expensive red blankets trimmed in gold…

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was the name of this Mohawk king. Born about 1670, “Brant”, as this man was known to the English, …

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Warhawk

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 33″

“None of the most famous heroes of rome have discovered a greater love of their country or a greater contempt of death than these people.”

The 5 nations of the Iroquois league (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca) were governed at the highest level by the grand council …

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The Seneca-Mohawk Lacrosse Game of 1797

The Seneca-Mohawk Lacrosse Game of 1797 Sculpture

Bronze edition: 35 | Height: 17″

“The tall erect posture and the elastic tread of the Indian… is attributable to… physical training. The consequence is,….the Indian indulges in those sports which expand the chest and throw back the shoulders and impart agility and grace to the movements of the limbs. In addition to …

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Kiotsaeton

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 34″

“On the 5th of July, 1645, the Iroquois reappeared at Three Rivers (Quebec), bringing with them two men of renown, ambassadors of the Mohawk Nation. The chief of the Iroquois was Kiosaeton of impressive size and symmetry. Standing erect in the prow of the French sailboat that had …

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Kateri Tekakwitha (St. Katherine)

Bronze edition: 9 | Height: 30″

Kateri Tekakwitha was a Mohawk girl born in 1656. Soon after birth, she was scarred for life by a smallpox epidemic which took the life of every member of her family. Later, despite the hostility of most of the people of her village, she was converted to Catholicism by …

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Joseph Brant

Bronze edition: 9 | Height: 32″ (with base)

“In the features of Brant may be seen the personification of the aristocratic, cruelly domineering Iroquois, natural men who are impassioned lovers of freedom and warfare …”

“Truly a man of two worlds,” feared by American colonists as the “monster Brant” – a war chief of the Mohawk …

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The Envoy of Peace

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 23″

“On the 5th of July, 1645, the Iroquois reappeared at Trois Riviere (Quebec) bringing with them two men of renown, ambassadors of the Mohawk nation. The chief of the Iroquois was Kiotsaeton of impressive size and symmetry. Standing erect in the prow of the French sailboat that had …

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Deerfield

Bronze edition: 15 | Length: 42″ | Height: 32″

“On the 29th of February 1704, not long before the break of day, the enemy came in like a flood upon us; our watch being unfaithful … they came to my house in the beginning of the onset, and by their violent endeavors to break open …

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Caughnawaga Mohawks on the Richelieu River

Bronze edition: 7 | Length: 43″

Nemesis of the New England frontier

The Caughnawaga Mohawk, along with the Abenaki of St. Francis, were the nemesis of the New England frontier during the long struggle between France and England for colonial dominance (1689-1763).

Unlike their primarily pro-English brethren of the Iroquois League, these Mohawks were converted …

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Akwesasne

Bronze edition: 8 | Height: 26″

Akwesasne – the Mohawk word signifying their homeland in upstate New York, meaning, “Where the partridge drums.”

“…they are generally of a stature surpassing that of even the tallest of the English. Robust and quick of apprehension, they are straight and upright of posture and there is scarce …

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Amrusus

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 22″

A Caughnawaga Mohawk warrior

Amrusus was a Caughnawaga Mohawk warrior who later married one of the English captives, Eunice, daughter of the Reverend John Williams of Deerfield, Massachusetts. This was by no means unique, for many unredeemed captives married into various Indian tribes during the long years of indian …

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King of the Maquas (Mohawks)

King of the Maquas Sculpture

King of the Maquas

Large | Bronze edition: 5 | Height: 45″

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was the name of this Mohawk king. Born about 1670, “Brant”, as this man was known to the English, grandfather of the famous Joseph Brant, visited London in 1710 along with three other Mohawk kings in …

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