How did Squanto interpreter for the massaoit learn English?
What were the names of the two English speaking native Americans who helped the pilgrims learn how to survive?
What were the names of the two English- speaking native Americans who helped the pilgrims learn how to survive?
The first English-speaking Native American the Pilgrims met was Samoset, in March 1621, an Abenaki from what is now Maine who had been captured, taken to England where he learned English, and then returned. A few days later Squanto, or Tisquantum, was brought to the settlement by Samoset. Squanto was from the Patuxet tribe, which lived near Plymouth. Squanto had also been captured by whites, then sold into slavery in Spain. He escaped from there…