Explorer-Juan (Jan) Rodrigues was the 1st non native resident of NYC. This black (mulatto) crewman from the boat Jonge Tobias lived and traded among the natives in 1612 (w/o support of a harbor ship).
A friend of the Indians and the keeper of the Norumbega secret.
Timeline - 1612 - 1664
Topics - Indian/ Dutch,
People - Adrian Block fire through Peter Stuyvesant fire proofing