This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer A Native History of the American Revolution Evening Lecture/Seminar Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1M2230 Select your Tickets $25 Member $30 Non-Member Resize text Johnson Hall, home of Molly Brant from 1763 to 1774, painting by Edward Lawson Henry The American Revolution was, in many important ways, an Indian war. It was one in which Natives fought and died in great numbers. It unfolded beyond eastern coastal locations like Valley Forge, Lexington, Concord, and Yorktown to reach deep in the interior in skirmish after skirmish on the frontier between Native America and backcountry settlements. It was conflict in which ordinary Natives assumed critical, pivotal roles as fighters, spies, and scouts. And it was a war that would reshape the balance of power between Europeans and Native Americans on this continent drastically and permanently. Join University of Maryland historian Richard Bell for a survey of the Revolutionary War in Native America, paying particular attention to the life and times of Molly Brant, an Iroquois woman who emerged during this long, bitter period as the most important military and cultural broker in Native America. The widow of an important British diplomat who died just before the Revolution began, Brant would spend the war years trying to hold together a fraying alliance between Britain and the Iroquois Confederacy by speaking at war councils, bribing leaders, delivering strategic intelligence, and ministering to Native refugees displaced by the chaos around them. Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for online programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our online programs presented on Zoom. This online program is presented on Zoom.