|Other names||Hannah Bonner, aka Hannah Scott, or Walks-Ahead by the, her mother’s people, or Walking-Woman by the Seneca, her first husband’s. Further known as Hannah Savard after she marries a second time. As a child her Kanien’kéha girl name was Squirrel. Daughter of the|
|Role in the novels||daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, student, apprentice, physician in training, physician, battlefield surgeon, general practitioner and midwife, wife, mother, grandmother.|
|Physical description||She resembled her mother strongly; there is little sign of her father, who was born to Scots immigrants.|
|What other people notice about her/him||Striking posture, bone structure, hair.|
|Background||From a young age Hannah trained with her Kanien’kéha grandmothers, aunts and healers.
had a central role in her education as well. Then took on her education and she began her medical apprenticeship. Before that point, at age eleven, while on shipboard, she met and learned from a Muslim physician called . She continued her education wherever possible, with the healers from her mother’s tribe, and from physicians at the NY City Almshouse and the when she was there to learn how to vaccinate against smallpox.
She had a large, very close family in Paradise; married into the Seneca and was respected and liked there for her generosity and skills as a healer. After the loss of her first husband she takes up the practice of medicine and midwifery again in Paradise.
|Significant event that molded the character’s personality||Battle of Tippecanoe, loss of uncle, cousins, husband and son, death of grandmother.|
|Relationships||Strikes-the-Sky of the Seneca (her first husband)
Major Christian Pelham Wyndham of the King’s Rangers, Quebec (short term)(called Ben), her second and last husband
|Appears in||All six Wilderness novels|
|Quote about; Quote from||forthcoming|