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The Mohawk people are a tribe of Indians that once belonged to the Iroquois confederation. They were the easternmost element of the confederation and were responsible for preventing incursions by Indian tribes of New England. Their language was Iroquoian.

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The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution by Alfred F. Young.
On December 16, 1773, some 150 men boarded three ships docked at Griffin's Wharf. Dressed as Mohawks, their faces darkened with soot, the men cracked ...