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 Mohawk Nation
Because of ongoing conflict with Anglo-American settlers infiltrating into the Mohawk Valley and outstanding treaty obligations to the Crown, the Mohawks generally fought against the United States during the American Revolutionary War, the War of the Wabash Confederacy, and the War of 1812.
The Mohawks, like many indigenous tribes in the Great Lakes region, wore a type of hair style in which all their hair would be cut off except for a narrow strip down the middle of the scalp.
According to traditional accounts the Mohawk leader Hiawatha was the first to accept the principles of peace preached by the prophet of peace, Peacemaker, who founded the Iroquois League.
www.crystalinks.com /mohawk2.html   (874 words)

  
 American Red Cross, Mohawk Valley Chapter - What We Do
The Mohawk Valley Chapter was recharted in 1976.
Mohawk Valley Chapter's youth program was established in partnership with the General Herkimer Boy Scouts Council.
The Mohawk Valley Chapter in partnership with the Office for the Aging have established a new Ombudsmen Program for the Herkimer County area.
www2.telenet.net /community/americanrc/what.htm   (768 words)

  
 Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
Several Mohawks and others of the Confederacy were respected allies of the British during the American Revolution, and in consequence of their alliance were forced from their homeland by their Rebel counterpart.
Captain John (1740-1811) was the recognized military leader of the Fort Hunter Mohawks of the Mohawk Valley, the forefathers of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
Learning at Quinte Mohawk School is enhanced by such programmes as the Mohawk Language programme which teaches Mohawk at all grade levels; and the Arts and Crafts programme which focuses on the Woodland style of arts, crafts, and design in leather, clay and beadwork.
www.tyendinaga.net /history   (1781 words)

  
 Cherry Valley Historical Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The settlement history of Cherry Valley begins with the patenting of 9,200 acres to John Lindesay (a land grant was made by King George II, to four men, one of whom was John Lindesay, a Scotchman, who had the entire tract assigned to him and settled here in 1739).
Cherry Valley soon became one of the strongest settlements of the frontier.
Soon followed the Cherry Valley Academy (a renowned girl’s finishing school), Oliver Judd’s iron foundry (a sample of his work is at our present day Lithia Spring fountain), the National Central Bank established in 1818 (presently the Central National Bank), and is the oldest bank in New York State west of Albany.
www.cherryvalleyny.com /museum.htm   (392 words)

  
 Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Mohawks guarded the territory in the East and became know as the "Eastern Doorkeepers," the Seneca were the "Western Doorkeepers." The Onondagas in the middle were the "Firekeepers" while the Cayuga and Oneida are the "Younger Brothers" and the Tuscarora the "Adopted Brothers."
The name "Mohawk" was given to them by the Algonquin Nation and was later adopted by the British, Dutch, French and Americans due to the fact that it was easier to spell and to pronounce.
The Mohawk Council of Chiefs do not recognise any of the artificial boundaries imposed on them and as the natural and historic government of their peoples, administers the community as a whole, in accordance with their heritage, traditions and culture.
www.peacetree.com /akwesasne/whoare.htm   (769 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley Rural Fire District # 14 @ Firehouse.com Network
Mohawk Valley Rural Fire District # 14 proudly protects 3500 people living in an area of 26 square miles.
The Mohawk Valley Fire District is commited to Protecting the lives and property of the Mohawk Valley and town of Marcola.
MVRFD proudly serves the valley with two main stations,and three sattelite stations out of which a total fire fighting/rescue force of five type 1 engine companies, one type 3 engine, three light rescue squads, and three tanker companies respond.
departments.firehouse.com /dept/MohawkValleyOR   (267 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley Wrestling Club: My Site News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Toni and her Grandparents were frequent participants in may Mohawk Valley events.
The Mohawk Valley International, will be held this year on March 11-12(entries this year will be $12.00).
Most of the Central region team is made up of members of the Mohawk Valley club and the Shamrock Club, with a few other individuals from smaller groups and independents.
www.eteamz.com /MohawkValleyWrestlingClub/news   (1612 words)

  
 The Mohawk Valley Loop
The arches are all that remain of the Schoharie Aqueduct that carried the old Erie Canal over the creek at Fort Hunter.
Breaching this barrier was critical to the construction of the Erie Canal.
The Mohawk Valley and the high country adjacent to it gives the visitor a nearly complete flavor of Upstate New York.
nygeo.org /tripG.html   (804 words)

  
 fDi Magazine: Mohawk Valley
Logistics and distribution are also strong in the Mohawk Valley, which is within 500 miles of 13 of the top 50 US markets, and within a one-day drive of nearly half the population, personal income, business and sales in the US and Canada.
The Mohawk Valley’s attributes are reflected in the numbers.
From late 2002 to late 2003, while private sector jobs were on the decline nationwide, private sector employment grew in the Mohawk Valley.
www.fdimagazine.com /news/fullstory.php/aid/563/Mohawk_Valley.html   (404 words)

  
 Henry P. Smith Post 24 - Monument
The Mohawk Valley was then placed on static display serving as a historical monument and a memorial artifact for all to view.
The Mohawk Valley flew over most of the worlds oceans, serving with honor in the Vietnam War, trained crews for the Persian Gulf War, and deterred war by standing alert.
Today, the "Mohawk Valley" stands in tribute to all the men and women who dedicated their lives to the defense of our country.
www.borg.com /~post24/monument.html   (530 words)

  
 News 10 Now | 24 Hour Local News | TOP STORIES
This is the scene at the Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Mohawk Valley Red Cross members say Hurricane Katrina contributions have been tremendous.
Chapter officials say their work over the past weeks has been a little overwhelming but the donations are well appreciated.
www.news10now.com /content/top_stories/default.asp?ArID=51544   (316 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mohawk Valley -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The 5,882 square mile (15,234 km²) area is an important agricultural center and encompasses the heavily forested wilderness areas in the north that are part of (A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies) New York's (Click link for more info and facts about Adirondack Park) Adirondack Park.
The region's name is derived from the (A river of central New York that flows southeastward to the Hudson River) Mohawk River and the tribe of the (Any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York state; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution) Iroquois.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mo/mohawk_valley.htm   (112 words)

  
 Welcome to Noteworthy Indian Museum
For centuries, along the valley that traverses present-day Eastern and Central New York, the Mohawk lived in villages composed of many longhouses.
Ultimately, the Mohawk were driven from the Valley during the American Revolution because of their alliance with the British.
The Mohawk Valley is rich with the history of Indian villages that begin over 900 years ago, and colonial occupation by Dutch, Palatine, English and French.
www.greatturtle.net   (236 words)

  
 Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of Schenectady   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In regard to the first two or three generations of descendants from the First Settlers, it is believed they will be found as completely set forth in these pages as they are likely ever to be from authentic sources.
The territory covered by this work is nearly that of the present county of Schenectady, extending about 22 miles along the Mohawk, and 4 miles on each side of that river.
For the first hundred years after Schenectady was begun, the settlements were mainly confined to the river flats, gradually advancing westward, and consisted chiefly of descendants from the old Holland families of Albany and Schenectady, the Palatines being still farther west.
www.schenectadyhistory.org /families/firstsettlers/index.html   (890 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center
Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center provides quality, individualized psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation services that promote recovery.
It is the home of: Utica College of Syracuse University, SUNY Utica/Rome, Mohawk Valley Community College, Munson-Williams Proctor Museum and School of Art, The Stanley Performing Arts Center, Boilermaker Roadrace (largest 15K race in the United States), Utica Blue Sox Baseball Team, Mohawk Valley Prowlers Hockey Team, Long Distance Runners Hall of Fame.
To apply for a position or inquire about potential employment opportunities at Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center, you may contact the Personnel Office by e-mail at MVPersonnel@OMH.state.ny.us.
www.omh.state.ny.us /omhweb/facilities/mvpc/employment.htm   (260 words)

  
 Clinton Announces $180,000 for Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The funding will assist the Commission with their regional interpretive program including signage, publications, exhibits and other media to attract, assist, and enrich Mohawk Valley tourism.
"The Mohawk Valley is so extraordinarily rich in early American history that we would be negligent if we did not do everything we can to preserve and promote it as a tourist destination.
The Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission is a public benefit corporation created by the New York State Legislature in 1997 to improve historic preservation, recreation, education, and the economic future of the Mohawk Valley region through the power of heritage management.
clinton.senate.gov /~clinton/news/2003/02/2003219431.html   (342 words)

  
 The Mohawk Valley Project - Kanatsiohareke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He related the legend of the Iroquois "Peace Messiah" who a millenium ago was born to a virgin and grew up to unite an entire region of warring tribes and establish a multinational regime that has endured for a thousand years.
To donate to the Mohawk Valley Project, contact Jimmy Little Turtle at the Viola Whitewater Foundation, 717-652-2040, 4225 Concord Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109.
A small group of traditional Mohawk Indians has bought back a portion of their homeland in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York.
www.design-site.net /mohawk.htm   (1503 words)

  
 The American Red Cross Mohawk Valley Chapter-Herkimer, New York
The Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is committed to the community it serves.
If you have a military emergency or disaster, the Mohawk Valley Chapter can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Count on your Mohawk Valley Chapter for the best training on how to be safe in and around the water.
www.mohawkvalleyredcross.org   (330 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley Vascular Center a state-of-the-art facility and the local leader in Interventional Radiology - Home
Mohawk Valley Vascular Center a state-of-the-art facility and the local leader in Interventional Radiology - Home
If you or a loved one live in the Mohawk area and are contemplating the options around a vascular condition, test, or treatment, please give us a call at (315) 624-6293.
The procedure is offered at the Mohawk Valley Vascular Center at Faxton-St. Lukes Healthcare, St. Luke's Campus.
www.mohawkvascular.com   (206 words)

  
 Home
For over 200 years, traditional Mohawk people of the Iroquois Confederacy have held a dream in their hearts that someday they would return to the home of their ancestors in the beautiful Mohawk Valley.
Today a small group of traditional Mohawks farm, cultivate, and preserve this land with the hope that others will follow in their footsteps.
The hope is to provide a place where Mohawk people can revitalize their culture, tradition, language and spirituality.
www.mohawkcommunity.com   (144 words)

  
 Sir William Johnson- The Early America Review, Fall 1996
Johnson became a merchant, dealing and trading with the Indians, and building up, through trust and goodwill, the relationship that was to be the focal point of his life in America and also the main contributor to his subsequent fame and success.
He bought his own land, across the river from his uncle's property, and continued to expand his business interests, which were mainly concerned with the fur trade and supplying the settlers in the Mohawk valley.
Johnson's close connections with the Mohawks was due in part to the influence of Hendrik, a sachem of the tribe.
www.earlyamerica.com /review/fall96/johnson.html   (7414 words)

  
 The Unofficial Voice of Utica and the Mohawk Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Our site contributors have been members of the Mohawk Valley community for 20+ years and are frustrated by the lack of enthusiasm in our area.
Additionally, this site will provide members of the Mohawk Valley, as well as visitors with an honest and upbeat perspective on what our community has to offer.
Check out community topics, there is a new posting on the existence of an economic plan for the Mohawk Valley.
www.mvpride.com   (155 words)

  
 The Raid of Mohawk Valley (Fort Plain)
This was immediately burned, and scattering, the Indians destroyed the houses till they came to Elias Map' s, where they had another picketed fort, which they likewise burned.
The extent of the settlement destroyed was on the Mohawk River in length two miles and above five miles in breadth, and containing 100 houses, two mills, a church, and two forts.
With the greater part of the Indians he intends to pay the rebels another visit before their return, for which purpose they have divided into seven parties.
www.myrevolutionarywar.com /battles/800802.htm   (562 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley Timeline, 1775
Meeting of Committee of Safety held in Cherry Valley church.
Maryly B. Penrose, Mohawk Valley in the Revolution: Committee of Safety Papers…
Armed with two pistols, a rifle, and a broadsword, he shouted he was a King's man and promised to bring a force of 500 to burn the valley.
www.threerivershms.com /Timeline.htm   (742 words)

  
 Mohawk Valley Section of the IEEE
Mohawk Valley Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The Computer Society is one of the largest and fastest-growing chapters within the IEEE, as well as the Mohawk Valley, so it was important that the group have an active leader at the helm.
The Mohawk Valley Engineers Executive Council held their First Annual Symposium and Workshop on May 19, 2005 at Mohawk Valley Community College.
www.ewh.ieee.org /r1/mohawk_valley   (545 words)

  
 Margaret Reaney Memorial Library
As a member of the Mohawk Valley Library System, additional materials are available via interlibrary loan from a network of approximately 60 libraries.
Spanning many years, from the pre-Revolutionary to the Present time, the exhibits reflect the rich cultural heritage of the Mohawk Valley.
While the main strength of the collection focuses primarily on the history of the Palatine germans, it is also reflective of the history of the Mohawk Valley, and in a broader respect, the history of New York state.
www2.telenet.net /community/mvla/stjo   (1659 words)

  
 Welcome to Digital Towpath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As a resource for people outside the community to learn more about your city, town, or village, Digital Towpath provides the flexibility that is needed to develop your community’s online signature.
The system was originally funded through a grant from Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, a National Grid Company.
Communities from the Mohawk Valley Region of New York State partnered with Niagara Mohawk/National Grid and over a period of a year developed the original system.
www.digitaltowpath.com   (308 words)

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