Director Garrett Wendt joins the show to talk about his upcoming film, "I am Rochester". We discuss the Haudenosaunee influence on Upstate New York and how the roots of the Women's Rights movement and Abolition of Slavery started in the longhouse.
Tecumseh is in the fight for his life at the Battle of the Thames. Meanwhile, bloody conflicts continue on both sides of the Niagara River. Can the Confederacy survive another Civil War?
In the fall of 1812 thousands of American forces gathered on the Niagara River to attack Upper Canada. But 80 Members of the Six Nations of Grand River made sure that the invaders didn't get very far.
In this episode we give the background on how the native peoples of the American Continent dealt with the Euro-Americans during the first decade of the 19th Century. New leaders will rise. John Norton, a Scottish-Cherokee who became a Mohawk and Tecumseh a Shawnee leader who had a vision to unite all tribes together to save their people from extinction.
During a Delaware invasion into Cayuga territory, the area peoples rally to defeat a foe bent on revenge. The battle will culminate at the edge of the highest waterfall on this side of the continent.
In 1799 a Seneca man lay on his death bed. But remarkably he recovered very quickly. Then he began sharing with others that he thought that the Great Spirit had visited him. For the rest of his life Handsome Lake would begin a religious revival among his people.
This time we will be doing a short biography on the life of Cornplanter, the Seneca General. He went from feared enemy of the United States to a powerful diplomat working with President Washington to ensure peace and friendship between their two peoples.
In the Later Part of his Life REd Jacket will Save his Seneca homeland.