Thanksgiving – Indian Chief Massasoit Was Friendly But It Didn’t End Well

Living in the Southland of what we know now as Massachusetts, an Indian Chief born in 1580, “Massasoit” was friendly and shared food with the Pilgrims, thus beginning America’s first Thanksgiving. This amicable relationship lasted about fifty years until Massasoit’s death in 1661. After this date, one of the Chief’s sons began a bloody war against the Pilgrims.

Suellen Ocean is the author of Secret Genealogy IV – Native Americans Hidden in Our Family Trees. Available here:

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With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sonoma State University, Suellen Ocean does her writing from the hills of Northern California. She began writing professionally for print and radio broadcasting in the late 1980's. Her first self-published book led to her becoming "officially" published, when in 1998 she was asked to participate in the anthology, "The Simple Life" through Berkley Books, New York. She is the author of sixteen books on diverse subjects.

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