Did the Sullivan-Clinton campaign of 1779 commit genocide against the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) confederacy?


References must conform to the Chicago Style citation rules as outlined by Mary Lynn Rampolla, A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, chapter 7 (‘Quoting and Documenting Sources’).

Length: 1,000-1,200 words, including footnotes. The title page and the bibliography do not count towards the 1,000-1,200 word count.

Using the three examples  from attached references: 


The primary source to be used:James Norris, “Major Norris’ Journal of Sullivan’s Expedition: June to October 1779,” Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society 1, no. 7 (1879), 217-252; available at: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/102588442

The secondary source to be used:Rhiannon Koehler, “Hostile Nations: Quantifying the Destruction of the Sullivan-Clinton Genocide of 1779,” The American Indian Quarterly 42, no. 4 (Fall 2018), 427-453.