TIL Squanto was taken from his home village, transported to Europe, conscripted into slavery, escaped and made his way back to his homeland, only to find he was the last of his tribe.

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That’s why there were already native people who spoke English when the Pilgrims arrived.

nevermindthatyoudope

Wasn’t he hidden by monks in a monastery as well before escaping back to America?

tpaolicchi

Well that sucks.

Alliwanttodoisargue

> **conscripted into slavery** Is that like getting enslaved?

kombatunit

Humans suck

lorddrezz