Famous Wampanoag Indians

Famous Wampanoag Indians Native Americana

Stock #: 151930
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Tichnor Bros Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Akkompoin, brother of Massasoit and adviser to King Philip. Killed by troops under command of Capt. Benjamin Church on July 30, 1676. Tuspaquin and brother-in-law of king Philip. Leader of many of the battles during the war. He was beheaded at Plymouth in 1676. He lived at what is now Lakeville, Mass. John sassamon, Christianized by Rev. John Eliot. Attended Harvard and later became secretary to King Philip. Later acoused of betrayal he was murdered by Philip's men, an act said to be the spark that ignited the war. He introduced the settlers to cranberries. His naem, Sassamoneash, describes the berry. Cheeschnmuch, Harvard Indian college gradu-ate of the year 1665. A native of the Capowack-Wampanoags of Martha's Vineyard.
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