Today in History : March 16

interview_of_samoset_with_the_pilgrims

 

In 1621

The first Indian chief met

The Pilgrims at Plymouth.

His name was Samoset.*

*Samoset was a sagamore, an elected chief. He learned English from English fishermen off the coast of Maine, and he knew many of the ship captains who visited the area.

 

 

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  • Well done... shoring up my memory, one day at a time.

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