Squanto was a 17th-century Indian youth who, through two European enslavements, learned English and avoided the annihilation of his village. He threw his lot in with the Pilgrims and saved them from near-certain death, for which he is remembered at Thanksgiving celebrations.

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Squanto
Article about the English-speaking Indian who helped the Pilgrims.
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