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Who was Pocahontas?

Born 1595, Pocahontas, which means "Little Wanton" (Matoaka  (or Matoika), Amonute, Rebecca Rolfe) was a member of  the Powhatan (Virginia Algonquians) tribes. She married J (MORE)

What did Pocahontas do?

Pocahontas or Mataoaka, was the daughter of Powhatan, chief of  the Algonquian Indians near Jamestown. She was said to have saved  the life of Captain John Smith (1580-1631. (MORE)

Who is Pocahontas?

The story we know is not true. Actually the colonist landed in an area of 14,000 Native Americans and in the worse land in the area. Powhatan pretty much left them alone. I th (MORE)

What was Pocahontas?

Pocahontas was an Indian from Virginia. Her father was the chief of  the Tsenacommacah group of tribes. She married an Englishman and  had a child, but died at the age of 22 (MORE)

Who was Pocahontas'?

Pocahontas (c. 1595 - March 21, 1617), later known as Rebecca Rolfe, was a Virginia Indian chief's daughter notable for having assisted colonial settlers at Jamestown. She con (MORE)

Why did Pocahontas pick Pocahontas as her name?

As most know the real life Pocahontas was named Matoka at birth. What most don't know is that her mother who was also named Pocahontas died when giving birth to Pocahontas. It (MORE)

What is Pocahontas about?

If you mean the movie Pocahontas, it's a fictional story based on a real person. If you mean the real Pocahontas, she as a Native American child when she first met English set (MORE)

Why is Pocahontas?

The story we know is not true. Actually the colonist landed in an area of 14,000 Native Americans and in the worse land in the area. Powhatan pretty much left them alone. I th (MORE)