Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison

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  • Mary Captured!

    Mary Captured!
    Spring, 1758, Mary Jemison and her family was captured by Indians, from their home in Marsh Creek Hollow, Pennsylvania.
  • Indian

    Indian
    Nearing June, the Indians try to make an Indian out of a white girl, Mary.
  • Indian Boy

    Indian Boy
    Mary meets an Indian boy. His name is Little Turtle. When she sees him, he reminds her of a boy she knew in Marsh Creek Hollow, besides the skin color.
  • Corn Tassel

    Corn Tassel
    Mary is named "Corn Tassel" because of her yellow hair. The Indians name her when she is in the corn field.
  • Ladle

    Ladle
    Grandfather Shagbark gives Mary a ladle with a little bird on it. Little Turtle is given a better name, Turkey Feather. She realizes she can understand the Seneca Language.
  • Mary Does Not Get Food for Not Working

    Mary Does Not Get Food for Not Working
  • Seneca's Bring Mary to Fort Duquesne

    Seneca's Bring Mary to Fort Duquesne
  • Another White Captive Comes. They Name Him Running Deer.

    Another White Captive Comes. They Name Him Running Deer.
  • Shagbark Gives Running Deer a Canoe. He Runs Away.

    Shagbark Gives Running Deer a Canoe. He Runs Away.
  • A White Man Wants to Buy Mary for Gold. She Doesn't Go.

    A White Man Wants to Buy Mary for Gold. She Doesn't Go.
  • She is named Little Woman of Great Courage.

    She is named Little Woman of Great Courage.