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Pocahontas by Simon van de Passe 1616.jpg
Portrait engravin bi Simon de Passe, 1616.
Born Matoaka, later kent as Amonute
c. 1596[1]
Werowocomoco, present-day Gloucester Coonty, Virginie
Died Mairch 1617 (aged 20–21)
Gravesend, Kent, Kinrick o Ingland
Restin place
St George's Church, Gravesend
Ethnicity Powhatan Pamunkey (a Native American paramoont chiefdom)
Kent for Association wi Jamestown colony, savin the life o John Smith, an as a Powhatan convert tae Christianity
Releegion Anglicanism (convertit frae Native American releegion)
Hauf-marrae(s) John Rolfe (mairied 1614–17)
Childer Thomas Rolfe (son)
Parents Wahunsenacawh/Chief Powhatan (faither)

Pocahontas (born Matoaka, kent as Amonute, c. 1596–1617) wis a Native American[2][3][4] woman notable for her association wi the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Stebbins, Sarah J (August 2010). "Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend". National Park Service. U.S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved April 7, 2015. 
  2. "A Guide to Writing about Virginia Indians and Virginia Indian History" (PDF). Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Council on Indians. January 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2012. 
  3. Karenne Wood, ed., The Virginia Indian Heritage Trail, Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2007.
  4. "Pocahontas". Historic Jamestowne. Preservation Virginia. Retrieved April 27, 2013.