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As Missionary to the Huron, He was Killed by the Iroquois

Jean de Br├ębeuf (March 25, 1593 – March 16, 1649) I do not wish to speak ill of the dead, but it seems to me that this Jesuit priest tried and failed to bring peace to the Huron and the … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (VI)

Chapter Six “To begin with, I was adopted in my early teens by a Mohawk family. They saved me from a torturous death and to them I shall be eternally grateful. Then I escaped from the tribe by killing three … Continue reading

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