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Unformatted text preview: Americans. Mary is taken captive and stripped of all her possessions, family and friends. Mary, being the highly religious puritan turned to god during her captivity. Being a wife to her minister husband Joseph, “she was one of God’s “saints””. (pg 28) Later in her captivity, Mary was given a bible. This bible was an escape from the Indians and a sanctuary for practicing her beliefs. Reading the bible allowed Mary to convince herself that whatever happens, happens for a reason. Mary believes that her captivity is just a test of her dedication to her religion and belief of god. Throughout her captivity Mary’s hatred towards the Native Americans grew. Mary did not trust any Native American and thought they were all traitors and devils. Mary and her husbands religious background has portrayed what they and other puritans had viewed the Native Americans....
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- Spring '08
- Native Americans in the United States