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 (skwŏn′tō) Originally Ti·squan·tum (tĭ-skŏn′təm) Died 1622.
Wampanoag Native American who helped the English colonists in Massachusetts by teaching them agricultural techniques and serving as an interpreter.
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Caption: Squanto teaching the Pilgrims to plant corn in Massachusetts
The amazing circumstance through which the Pilgrims encountered the English-speaking Squanto amongst the Wampanoag survivors speaks powerfully to the importance of diversity, inclusion, and loving "thy neighbor.
A couple, Le-a Brings Plenty and Squanto, help raise them.
When the Pilgrims had Thanksgiving they invited Squanto and other Indians.
Sure, there are certain things that come to mind: the Battle of Wounded Knee, Sacagawea, Squanto, Pocahontas, The Trail of Tears.
Fracos e doentes, eles foram ajudados por Massasoit, chefe dos Wampanoag, com Squanto (que havia sido capturado e levado a Inglaterra e que fugira de volta aos EUA) como interprete.
Once there, life was difficult, but with the sustenance left behind by a decimated Indian tribe and the help of Squanto, some of the Pilgrims survived.
Anyone who can find someone to fill the job will get the coveted role of Squanto in the Thanksgiving pageant.
Massasoit, his brilliant ambassador Squanto, and their excellencies the
Let's just say quoting "shall not be infringed" probably won't get you very far despite the Commonwealth's Fire-arms Record Bureau form sporting the Massachusetts Coat of Arms "adopted by the revolutionary provincial congress of Massachusetts in 1775," per Flags of the World, replete with a bow and arrow-armed Squanto, an arm holding a sword, and the motto "Ense petit placidam sub liberrate quietem" ("By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty").
Squanto could not have betrayed his original tribe even if he had wanted to; they were already extinct when he finally got back from England.
Or we may still see Squanto as a stereotypical red-faced Indian, rather than the dignified and brave presence of Tisquantum, native of Patuxet who belonged to the Wampanoag federation of tribes, a former slave who learned English and whose role was integral to the very survival of the Pilgrims.