Chief Pontiac

A Great Lakes Indian rebellion against the British changed the balance forever between Indian and colonist

The dead woman was one of the lowly Indian slaves known as Panis. Near Detroit in August 1762, she had helped another Pani to murder their master, a British trader. Read more >>

Only Sir William Johnson, living among them in feudal splendor, won and kept the confidence of the Iroquois.

“Every one of us was seized by his future master…