The Six Nations consist of the: Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, Onondaga and Tuscarora.
These Nations unified under the Great Tree of Peace. During the American Revolution, Captain Joseph Brant led many from the Iroquois Confederacy to ally with the British. For their loyalty to the Crown, the Six Nations would be deeded a tract of land along the Grand River. Eventually, most of the land would be stripped from them and they would be reduced to present 46,000 acres. Recognized as “Six Nations Reserve No. 40”.
Location: The main reserve is located approximately 25 km southwest of the city of Hamilton, Ontario between the cities of Brantford, Caledonia, and Hagersville. Six Nations of the Grand River has the largest population of all First Nations in Canada.