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The American Indian “Chanco”

The American Indian “Chanco”

On March 22, 1622, a young native and recent convert to Christianity was able to warn the Jamestown colony of an impending Indian attack.  Historian Robert Howison records: “A young Indian convert named Chanco lived with Richard Pace, and was treated by him with all the tenderness of a son. The brother of this native […]

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