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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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T]he United States cruiser, Powhattan, was the first to salute the Occidental flag" after staging "an international naval demonstration, which put an end to the Costaguana-Sulaco war," Mitchell narrates (Nostromo 487).
The staging simultaneously demands the "authentic," visually present in the Indian Bureau lending cultural artifacts, given to the American people by tribal delegates visiting Washington, to a theatrical presentation of white views of Indians, while an appropriation of the authentic is simultaneously inserted in demanding the Cherokee perform the Powhattan as Custis's play depicts them, or valorize the authenticity of the performance as audience members.
Located in Powhattan, Kansas, the 40,000 square foot casino features 480 slot machines and 10 table games.
PUTNAM - A Powhattan Street man was arrested in connection with a home invasion and stabbing Thursday night.
Genotypes were evaluated in Kansas under irrigated conditions at Manhattan and Topeka and under dryland conditions at Powhattan and Ottawa.
Connecticut State Police and Putnam police searched an apartment on Powhattan Street and a home on Underwood Road yesterday, seizing a half-pound of marijuana, 10 grams of cocaine, and $2,200 in cash.
Justin Fisher, 18, and Lynne Paulhus, 27, both of 102 Powhattan St.
The raid began April 28, resulting in the arrests of at least 11 people at 92B Powhattan St.