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Squando

Squando. An Abnaki sachem of the Sokoki, known generally as the “Sagamore of Saco” He was credited with seeing visions and was called by Mather “a strange, enthusiastical sagamore.” His wife and child had been insulted by the English, and he took part in the war of 1675-76 and in the burning of Saco.¬† He signed the treaty of Cocheco.

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  1. Squando’s wife and children were more than insulted…in 1671, English sailors tipped his wife’s canoe over, drowning their child. The raids he and his sagamores Simon (Yankee Killer), Peter and Andrew made killed dozens of English invading their tribal lands.

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