This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Mary Jemison - This white European enjoyed a typical colonist's life until she was abducted by Iroquois Indians at age fifteen in 1758.
Samson Occom - This individual was born in 1723 into the Mohegan Indian tribe and describes in his autobiography growing up as a heathen living off the land, hunting, and cultivating crops.
Client Chiefs - To help control Indian populations, Europeans would install these individuals who would support European interests, which included sending Indian warriors into European wars.
John Heckewelder - This individual was a Moravian missionary who wrote about...
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