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Chief of the Caughnawaga Indians Died, 1902 / Surname: Sky

Chief of the Caughnawaga Indians

Mr. Joseph Sky, eighty-three years old, a chief of the Caughnawaga Indians, died on Tuesday night at his home in Caughnawaga, N.Y. He was elected chief in 1852, wand was chief when the first Indian lacrosse team went to Europe. He was chief when King Edward visited Canada in 1860. He was a noted Athlete. The chief was with Dawson when he surveyed the route to Manitoba over which the troops went at one time. Continue reading

June 21, 2015 Posted by | . | , | 4 Comments

Vintage Postcard: Big John of Kahnawake, Quebec (Caughnawaga)

This is an early twentieth century postcard  of

Big John of Caughnawaga/Kahnawake shooting the Lachine Rapids.

Big John of Kahnawake (Caughnawaga) A Canadian Family Vintage Postcard Collection

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