Powhatan

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Synonyms for Powhatan

Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia

a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia

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the Algonquian language of the Powhatan

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A secondary theme involved a call to move beyond European-Indian interaction as the major type of interaction in this period by investigating the relationships that existed between Powhaten and other Native groups.
5) Moreover, as Truett's biographer Powhaten James noted, "he had never indulged in it elsewhere," and he well knew that people facing the most important questions of life did not want to hear mindless, self-righteous claims.
Truett, in YMCA Bulletin, late 1918, quoted in Powhaten W.
This is a biography of the Native American princess, daughter of Chief Powhaten.
Irene Bedard reprises her role of the spirited teen, Russell Means is back as Chief Powhaten, David Ogden Stiers again plays Gov.