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Peter Jones

Jesse Russell

Published March 31st 2012
ISBN : 9785510533989
Paperback
140 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Peter Jones (January 1, 1802 - June 29, 1856) was an Ojibwa Methodist minister, translator, chief and author from Burlington Heights, Upper Canada. His Ojibwa name was Kahkew quon by (Gakiiwegwanebi in theMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Peter Jones (January 1, 1802 - June 29, 1856) was an Ojibwa Methodist minister, translator, chief and author from Burlington Heights, Upper Canada. His Ojibwa name was Kahkew quon by (Gakiiwegwanebi in the Fiero spelling), which means Waving Feathers. In Mohawk, he was called Desagondensta, meaning he stands people on their feet. In his youth his band of Mississaugas had been on the verge of destruction. As a preacher and a chieftain, as a role model and as a liaison to governments, his leadership helped his people survive contact with Europeans.