King Hendrick, Theyanoguin - Engraving



King Hendrick was a Mohawk Indian sachem (chief) who rose to prominence in the early 1700s. He spoke on behalf of the Iroquois at the Albany Conference in 1754. He died a the Battle of Lake George in 1755, during the Bloody Morning Scout. There is some disagreement as to whether the person depicted in the engraving is actually King Hendrick.