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Tisquantumlocked

(d. 1622)
  • Troy O. Bickham

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Tisquantum (d. 1622), interpreter in America, was born of unknown parentage, a member of the Patuxet tribe, which resided in present-day eastern Massachusetts. Little is certain about his life before he encountered the pilgrim colonists at Plymouth. William Bradford, second governor of the colony, notes in his chronicles of the colony's history that ...

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