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AD 1501: Portuguese explorer kidnaps northeastern Native peoples

Portuguese explorer Gaspar Corte-Real abducts two shiploads of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) and other peoples from what is now known as Newfoundland and New England, and sells them into slavery. He is not alone. Other explorers, seeking to make a profit on expensive journeys to the Atlantic coast, kidnap and sell Native peoples into slavery.

Theme
Native Rights
Region
Northeast, Southeast, Southwest