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(?–? Nov. 1622)
  • John A. Garraty


Tisquantum (?–? Nov. 1622), Indian interpreter, was called Squanto by the Pilgrims. His place of birth and the names of his parents are unknown. He was a member of the Patuxet tribe, which inhabited the area around Plymouth, Massachusetts. In 1605 George Waymouth, an English captain in the employ of Sir ...

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