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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Montréal in Montréal (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region

Kondiaronk and Callière

Kondiaronk et Callière

Kondiaronk and Callière Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 5, 2014
1. Kondiaronk and Callière Marker
Inscription. English:
Kondiaronk, Grand Chief of the Wyandots of Michilimakinac, played a determining role in the negotiations of the Great Peace due to both his influence with the other First Nations chiefs and the respect that he had among the French. His speech of August 2, 1701 was a decisive factor in sealing the peace. Louis-Hector de Callière, an able military strategist and governor of Montréal, distinguished himself in the defence of the city. In that office and later as governor general of New France, he displayed outstanding diplomatic skills in the negotiations with the First Nations which led to the signing of the treaty.

Kondiaronk, grand chef des Wyandots de Michillimakinac, joua un rôle capital dans les négociations de la Grande Paix grâce à son ascendant sur les chefs amérindiens et au respect que lui vouaient les Français. Son discours du 2 août 1701 fut un point déterminant dans la conclusion de la paix. Fin stratège militaire, Louis-Hector de Callière, gouverneur de Montréal, se fit valoir dans la défense de la ville. À ce titre, puis comme gouverneur général de la Nouvelle-France, il démontra des qualités diplomatiques exceptionnelles lors des pourparlers avec les Premières nations, lesquels menèrent à la signature de la Grande Paix.
Kondiaronk and Callière Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 5, 2014
2. Kondiaronk and Callière Marker
2001 by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
Location. 45° 30.097′ N, 73° 33.307′ W. Marker is in Montréal, Quebec, in Montréal (region). Marker is on Place d'Youville just from Rue Saint-Nicolas, in the median. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 285 Place d'Youville, Montréal, Quebec H2Y 2B3, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montréal’s Founders and First Colonists Monument (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Joe Beef’s Canteen (about 150 meters away); Aux origines de Montréal / The origins of Montréal (about 150 meters away); L’Ancien Édifice de la Douane / The Old Custom House (about 180 meters away); Jeanne Mance (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); History of Basilique Notre Dame de Montréal (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); La Basilique Notre-Dame / Notre-Dame Basilica (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Montréal.
More about this marker. This marker is in Place de la Grande-Paix de Montréal.
Also see . . .  The Great Peace of Montreal - Wikipedia. The Great Peace of Montreal was a peace treaty between New France and 40 First Nations of North America. It was signed on August 4, 1701, by Louis-Hector de Callière, governor of New France, and 1300 representatives of 40 aboriginal nations. (Submitted on April 2, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
Categories. Native AmericansPeaceWar, French and Indian
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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