Tag: peace

Pocahontas (“Frolicsome One”)

a.k.a. Matoaka

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 25″ (with base)

“A well featured , wanton young girl…resorting to our fort, of the age of 11 or 12 years,” where she would get the boys “forth with her into the marketplace, and vie with them in turning handsprings!”

William Strachey, 1608

“A child of …

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Noble Savage

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 20″

“The men employ their time solely in hunting and other exercises of the bow, except that they sometimes take some pains at fishing.”

Edward Winslow (c. 1630)

Intuitively the Indians knew how essential it was to live in a right relationship with the land and its resources. …

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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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Garakontie

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 32″

Garakontie was seen by his contemporaries as “the most noted man among all the Iroquois.” He may claim from us recognition as the greatest American diplomat of the 17th century.

He was, for a quarter century, “first among equals” among the “50 Confederate Lords” who ruled over the league …

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The Envoy of Peace

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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Canassetego

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 30″

An Iroquois chief and speaker of the Grand Council at Onondaga

Canassetego was an Iroquois chief known not only for his large physical stature, but also for his charisma and his oratorical skill. He was elected speaker of the Grand Council at Onondaga, the spokesman for the most powerful …

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