To grow their own corn, the Pilgrims learned agriculture Indian-style ... Nobody bothered much about weeds. As for pests, the Indian boys made whistles and hung them on poles; when the wind blew through the whistles, the sound frightened away any birds or mice which might eat the seeds.
James Trager, The Foodbook, Grossman, N.Y., 1970, p. 90.
PLACE: Plymouth Colony, Mass.
EVENT: Pilgrims learning to cope with the New World