Editors. "The Tuscarora Indian War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10790, accessed 06 December 2013.]
The war broke out as a result of the depredations suffered by Tuscarora Indians, who kidnapped men, women, and children to be sold into slavery and took tribal lands without payment. Surviving Tuscaroras moved northward and joind the League of the Six Nations.