They created North America’s first democracy, and played chess with European empires. Meet the Northeast’s unstoppable native confederacy.
He was called the Peacemaker – and people would later say he was born of a virgin.
Driven to anguish by his people’s ceaseless cycle of warring, kidnapping and torture, he “set his teeth together,” and wandered in the wilderness for many days.
One afternoon he reached a clear, smooth-flowing stream, where he knelt to pray.
He looked up and saw a great white eagle, eyeing him keenly.