Caunotaucarius”, “Conotocarious”, “If you lived with the iroquois pdf”, and “Hanadahguyus. It is translated as “Town Taker”, “Burner of Towns”, “Devourer of Villages”, or “he destroys the town”. Washington was given a nickname by The Half-King that hearkened back to one of Washington’s forebearers.

The elder Washington’s reputation was remembered and when the Native Americans met his great-grandson in 1753 they called George Washington by the same name, Conotocarious. 40 Iroquois villages in New York, from which the tribe had attacked American settlements. President Washington: “When your army entered the country of the Six Nations, we called you Town Destroyer. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1972. For King and Country: The Maturing of George Washington, 1748-1760. New York: Henry Holt, 1997. Presidents of the United States on U.