This migration was documented in the oral history of the Lenape Indians and rediscovered in the 19th century. Scholars have always felt strongly that readers from high school to adults should know more about this true history of America.
Now author Myron Paine has narrated this fascinating history in two fictionalized accounts called Frozen Trail to Merica. They are Vol. I, Talerman, and Vol. 2, Walking to Merica.
Scholars with previous knowledge of these events are grateful that these books have been written, and many people prefer to learn their history from exciting novels rather than a dry relation of events in a formal textbook.
Every day, more evidence of the Frozen Trail story is turning up. The 1720 Carte Du Canada (Map of Canada) shows the largest Christian settlement in North America was around James Bay, just as the oral histories predicted. Read the rest of this entry »