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We don't know much about the boy. Maybe he was everyone else's last choice. Could be. Not much of a warrior, maybe his parents set him up with this girl, or there'd never have been a marriage at all. 

The girl wore some scars from the smallpox that rampaged through her village. Her Huron father and Mohawk mother both died, as did a host of others. The truth? --the girl, Tekakwitha, was forever sickly thereafter. She couldn't have been a doll, but her adoptive father was the village headman. 

Bill of Rights Nativity at the Iowa Statehouse Rotunda

Dec 20, 2016

Last week, the catholic Thomas More society installed a nativity scene in the capitol rotunda at the statehouse. Saturday, that display was joined by a “Bill of Rights Nativity.” Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has more.

Bill of Rights Nativity at the Iowa State House. Photo from Edit | Remove