"We intend to live our lifetime together as brothers": Palatine and Iroquois Communities in the Mohawk Valley

Preston, David L.
April 2008
New York History;Spring2008, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p179
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the brotherhood between the Palatine and Iroquis Communities in the Mohawk Valley in New York. It recalls an expedition by Mississauga Indians, Canadian Iroquois and French forces in November 1757 in which they attacked the settlement of German Flatts in the valley. It notes that the attack show how the Palatine and Iroquois communities tried to coexist and establish mutually beneficial relationships. It mentions that Mohawk chief Paulus defended their German neighbors from an imminent eviction from the land.


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