The Governor Kieft War

The Governor Kieft War

May 27, 2011 admin 0

In 1639, the Dutch West India Company resolved to exact tribute from local Indians around New Amsterdam, stating that these Indians were under Dutch protection. […]

The Dutch and the Indians

May 14, 2011 admin 1

The Dutch, whose presence in North America was not of long duration (about 40 years), were interested primarily in trade and viewed Indians as something […]