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Awashonks

Awashonks. The woman chief of Seconet, Rhode Island, whose fame obscured that of Tolony, her husband1 . Her name is signed to the Plymouth agreement of 1671. She was drawn into King Philip’s war in support of that chief, but afterward made her peace with the English. One of her sons is said to have studied Latin in preparation for college, but succumbed to the palsy.

Footnotes

  1. Drake, Inds. of N. Am., 249, 1880 

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