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Daemon
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Pocahontas

The daughter of Powhatan, a Native American chief who controlled almost all of tidewater Virginia, Pocahontas helped maintain peace with the English colonists by befriending the settlers at Jamestown. According to the famous story, she saved colonial leader John Smith from execution after he had been taken prisoner by her father's men. She later furthered efforts toward peace by marrying colonist John Rolfe. "Pocahontas" was actually a childhood nickname. What was her real name? More...
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I really enjoyed reading this, thanks.
Elin MT
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I believe they had romantic relationship. Who put herself in danger just for nothing?!
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Early in her life she was given a secret name, Matoaka, but later she was also known as Amonute. None of these names can be translated.

The name Pocahontas was a childhood nickname, but her last name was Rebecca Rolfe.
pedro
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She might have ended up Mrs John Smith.
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Enjoyed this article. Applause
Gary98
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she is a brave woman
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The Story Continues: Latest Archaeology from the Jamestown Rediscovery Project



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Anatolian
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Her story inspired James Cameron to make Avatar.
nkelsey
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Applause Good article.
Vicki Holzknecht
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Nothing like the Disney version of Pocahontas.
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