November 21, 2012

The Fabulous Tale of Squanto

A Patuxet Indian, friend of explorers, captured to be sold as a slave, freed by friars in Spain, convert to Catholicism, traveled to London, hired to work with the governor of Newfoundland, back to London and a return to his home in Plymouth to only to find his entire village annihilated by smallpox and then he met the Pilgrims.

Squanto, the Worldly Indian Who Dazzled the Pilgrims

Posted by Jill Fallon at November 21, 2012 10:36 AM | Permalink