Detail of  Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow.  Image includes painting and frame.

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Introduction

This collection encourages students to learn more about Canadian history during the period that four ambassadors of the Iroquois Confederacy visited England (1710), and to understand the complex and changing relationship between North America and the prevailing European superpowers of the day, specifically England and France.

Click on Portraits, Story, Map, Activity, Handout, and Glossary to learn about different aspects of the 'Four Kings and One Queen' journey.

Click here to visit the Portrait Gallery of Canada’s online exhibition, The 'Four Indian Kings.'

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