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Squanto or Tisquantum teaching the Plymouth colonists to plant corn with fish.

A Special Instrument Sent of God

Governor William Bradford called him “a special instrument sent of God.” Of 102 Pilgrims that landed November 1620, only half survived till spring – then appeared Squanto. William Bradford wrote: “Squanto was a native of these parts…one of the few survivors of the plague…Squanto stayed with them and was their interpreter…He showed them how to plant corn, where to take fish and other commodities, and guided them to unknown places…”

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