Daniel Day Lewis did not hunt of kill a single Mohiigan Indian!
Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship.
Born and raised in London and is not a Native American!
Sachem Unkac (Uncas) did not die from any Indians!
Sachem Unkas lived a good healthy life and walked the crossing with the ancestor!
Russell Charles Means, I am proud to call one of his friend, was an Oglala Lakota!
Eric Schweig is an Inuit and Ojibwe/Anishinaabe Indigenous
The capture and rescue of Jemima Boone and the Callaway girls is a famous incident in the colonial history of Kentucky.
They were captured by a Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party and rescued by Daniel Boone and his party, celebrated for their success.
The incident was portrayed in 19th-century literature and paintings:
James Fenimore Cooper created a fictionalized version of the episode in his novel,
The Last of the Mohicans (1826).
The incident was the subject of a painting entitled
The Abduction of Boone's Daughter by the Indians (c. 1855)
by Charles Ferdinand Wimar.
Abduction of Boone's Daughter, 1855-56, detail, Amon Carter Museum of American Art
He is known for an early painting of a colonial incident.
The Abduction of Boone's Daughter by the Indians (1855-1856),
a depiction of the 1776 capture near Boonesborough, Kentucky
of Jemima Boone and two other girls by a Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party.
A special Thank-you to Donna for pointing this out to me yesterday
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