Search Provinces Series Blog About Contact

Molly Brant, Koñwatsi'tsiaieñni


Molly Brant, Koñwatsi'tsiaieñni



Date of Issue

April 14, 1986




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension



Ashton-Potter Limited.


Designed by Sara Tyson

About Stamp

Molly Brant, known to the Iroquois as Koñwatsi'tsiaiéñni, was the undisputed leader of the Six Nations Matrons, an influential group of Iroquois women. She was also a fervent Loyalist and the wife of Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Thirteen Colonies. During the 1776 American Revolution, Molly Brant encouraged the tribes of the Six Nations to remain loyal to the British. Later, after they had lost lands to the Americans, many of the Iroquois fled to Canada. Molly Brant used her influence with the British leaders to obtain new lands for the Loyalist Amerindians. Sara Tyson's design depicts three facets of the heroine's life : Molly Brant as Iroquois, Loyalist, and European.
Connection to ebay failed! This is normally caused by AdBlockers. Disable your AdBlocker to see ebay results.
No direct matches found. Click on the button below to search related items.
Search ebay

Similar Stamps


Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1986.

Improve Stamp Information

Did you notice an error in this stamp's information?
Do you have any interesting information about this stamp that you would like to share?
Please click here to send us an email with the details.