Independent Sentinel by S. Noble
“The LORD is the help of my life” ~ William Bradford This is the real story of the first Thanksgiving and the man who documented the arrival and life of the Pilgrims in Plymouth colony.
Squanto was taught brought back to England and taught English by the British as a young boy so he could act as a guide. He was enslaved twice and bought by Franciscans who converted him to Catholicism. He ended up back in his village in America to find they had all died from disease. It was the exact spot where William Bradford landed.
Squanto, not Indians per se, taught the Pilgrims how to fish and hunt.
Bradford’s colony was originally a commune of sorts and like all communist communes, it didn’t work. People became lazy, began to steal and some starved. Only 51 survived the first winter.
Bradford decided to change the living arrangements. He gave families their own land[…]