When the Seneca Indians destroy Fort Springfield in the Connecticut River Valley, only one white citizen lives. The Great Sachem, chief of the Iriquois nations, finds a sturdily built white baby boy and impulsively decides to take him to their village. Raised as the son of this chief in the Seneca village, the boy grows to be a full and proud member of the clan . . . but eventually the white populations come back to the area and once he meets them, the white indian boy's life becomes an adventure he could never foresee.