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Native History: First Wampanoag-Pilgrim Treaty Signed on April Fools’
Indian Country Today- http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/04/01/native-history-first-wampanoag-pilgrim-treaty-signed-april-fools-154204?page=0%2C2
‘What it doesn’t have is the little known first peace treaty between American colonists and an indigenous nation: the 1621 Wampanoag-Pilgrim Treaty. According to History.com, the peace treaty between Massasoit, the leader of the Wampanoag Nation, and the leaders of Plymouth Colony, acting on behalf of King James I, was signed in April 1, 1621, less than a month after first contact was made between the settlers and members of the indigenous nation.
The First Thanksgiving: 10 Myths and Facts
Scout – http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/story/1481755-the-first-thanksgiving-10-myths-and-facts
‘The two accounts published, one by Bradford and the other by Edward Winslow, only mention wild fowl, most likely referring to geese or duck. Even so, these birds wouldn’t have been enough to fully satisfy the entire colony.’