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Daniel Boone - Adopted by Shawnee Chief

Daniel Boone - Adopted by Shawnee Chief American History Biographies Social Studies Education Legends and Legendary People

During his captivity by the Shawnee, Daniel Boone was adopted by Chief Blackfish. 

A scene, from this ritual adoption, was depicted in the Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone, a book by Cecil B. Hartley (published in 1859).

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