TITLE

CHIEF YELLOWHEAD

AUTHOR(S)
Hind, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
History Magazine;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a historical profile of Ojibwa Indian Chief William Yellowhead, or Musquakie. Particular attention is given to his leadership roles in both the War of 1812 and the Canadian rebellion of 1837 as an ally to the British government and its defense of Canada. Other topics include the sale of Ojibwa land to the British rulers in Canada and the conversion of many Ojibwa Indians to Christianity under Yellowhead's tenure. INSET: BATTLE OF YORK, 27 APRIL 1813.
ACCESSION #
83768309

 

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