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

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